Tagged with centennial

Paxton to celebrate centennial year this Sunday

This Sunday, May 24, Paxton, Nebraska, will celebrate the centennial of its incorporation as a village. The celebration will include a community pageant recalling Paxton’s history and a chuck wagon feed. Paxton, on the Lincoln Highway/US 30 west of North Platte, has a population of just 614. and one flashing red traffic warning light. Russell … Continue reading

Medicine Bow Wyoming to celebrate centennial

Medicine Bow, along a beautiful stretch of the Lincoln Highway in eastern Wyoming, will celebrate its centennial this summer with a weekend celebration. The town is best known for its Virginian Hotel, named for the Owen Wister¬† novel The Virginian. Wister wrote the western while in town and the hotel/saloon was built shortly after. This … Continue reading