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Every County has its written history, but few are as accurately written as this one.
Hugh J. Dobbs writes the history of Gage County, Nebraska, as authentically as possible. In this book, you'll find that Dobbs traces the history of Gage County all the way back to the pioneer period.
The chapters follow a chronological order that slowly unfolds the history of Gage County. It starts with the discoverers (French explorers and missionaries), talks about the typography of Gage County, lists its wildlife, and plants and goes further to talk about its culture, education, religion, social life, commercial life and civic development.
Still, amid all these, it provides biographies of average people; their contributions and achievements.
As a source of genealogy, this book provides a wealth of information and as a source of history, it captures the earliest people of Gage County in their truest form. You can read this for leisure, or to get historical facts about Gage County you won't find anywhere else.