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Aug 21, 2014 - Holdrege, Nebraska

8/21 – 8/24 Our next stop, Holdrege, Nebraska was only 142 miles away (SR15, US6/US34). Just before we drove through Hasting, Nebraska we passed many underground storage areas to the south of the highway. We later found out that it was the location of a huge naval ammunition dump during WWII, It saw almost continuous use until the 1960s. In Holdrege we stayed at the city campground; an unusual all-concrete campground with tables, trash cans and 50 amp electricity. The most unusual part was the price, only $5/night. The highlight of this...

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Apr 9, 2011 - Harold Warp Pioneer Village

This morning we took the 22 mile drive to Minden Nebraska where the Harold Warp Pioneer Village is located. The Museum consists of 28 building on 20 acres that chronicles American development and life from the 1830's too 1990's. They have a sign there that says "if there is anything you can think of that we don't have here let us know" not only do they have everything but they have a collection of it. We had a good home cooked lunch at the Village Cafe, I didn't have room after lunch for a fresh baked 2lb caramel pecan roll so I got it to...

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Apr 8, 2011 - Who Knew?

We only have a 132 mile drive to Holdrege, Ne. today. This morning we woke up to fog, it was supposed to be 73F today but we didn't seen the sun until after 5PM. I was just bragging about how good and how fast and efficient I have been at setting up the DirecTV satellite dish, well I spoke to soon because today was a pain. After getting settled in and fixing a quick lunch we went out to the Nebraska Prairie Museum. One section was dedicated to Camp Atlanta a German POW camp that was located 5 miles SW of here, at one time it housed 3,000...

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