Downtown, Fort & Food

Saturday August 25th, 2012 - After Today's tour of Burwell and Calamus Reservoir,
 Late Afternoon, we visited Burwell Veteran’s Park in Downtown Burwell and
 Hartsuff State Historic Park. The day ended with Dwaine Birch & Wife for a
 Steak diner at the Country Neighbor and ice cream at the Hub soda fountain.
Town of Burwell - Railroad Tunetable Trek Home - The Columbus Quincentenary Bellower Map from the Hartsuff State Historic Park brochure

Downtown Burwell

Burwell Veteran’s Park
  Unlike veteran memorials I saw on the way to Burwell, this one knowable God  & Faith, The brick memorial wall
  in back is unfinished. The photos go clockwise around the park, starting on left side of sidewalk.

Grand Ave View
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In Center Back

Top Row
  On the Left Side

  On the Ride side
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Benches each side

Downtown Sights

Welcome to Burwell
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Garfield History 
Nebraska Seal
 The Courthouse

Left: the "Hub"
Right: Post Office
 "Cowboy Hangtime” by Herb Mignery* County History & State Seal is north of Courthouse
Plate on back: Celebrating the Cowboy Spirit of yesterday, today and tomorrow.

SSW - of Burwell, Near Elyria

Fort Hartsuff State Historic Park.
   After a short stop at Hugh & Brenda Holmquist’s Home, we spend an hour at Fort touring the
   grounds (counterclockwise) of Hartsuff State Historical Park, near Elyria Nebraska.

Fort History
Post Headquarters
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Office Inside
Map from the Hartsuff State Historic Park brochure
Map from Brochure
on Fort Hartsuff

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Enlisted Men's Barracks Sleeping Area

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Commanding Officer’s
Officers Quarters One bedroom Anther  bedroom

 Post Hospital
Hugh, Steve & Mike
Front / Op Room?
Sick Ward
tool of the Trade

IMG_0652 The View of
Enlisted Men's Barracks
from the post Hospital

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Quartermaster Storehouse Root Cellar   South & West side

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Blacksmith & Carpenter Shops

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No photos of
and Commissary
Cell in Guardhouse
Clalamus Townsite
South of Fort

Time with Dwaine & Stephanie Birch

Dwaine is the lawyer in Burwell and know me from University of Nebraska at Lincoln back in mid-1980’s

The Country Neighbor Restaurant
  Dwaine & Stephanie Birch joined Hugh & Brenda Holmquist, Mike and I for 6:30 dinner at The Country
  NeighborRestaurant, Just south of Fort Hartsuff. I had a steak Dinner. This restaurant and store is in a
  formerSchoolhouse. It was use as school from 1870s until 1957.

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The Restaurant Hugh, me, Dwaine Everyone:  Salad & Main Course My Steak Dinner soda fountain, store

Ice Cream at the HUB
 The evening out ended with Ice Cream and conversation at the HUB’s soda fountain & Store in downtown Burwell.
 The HUB Building was built in 1906 and is registered as a historic building. The owner share Historic Photos of the place.

Steve, Mike, Hugh

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  Brenda Holmquist
  Stephanie Birch

  Hugh Holmquist
  Dwaine Birch

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The owner share Historic Photos of the Hub Building Historic Photos

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View from Above View from Front
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Soda fountain & Owner Outside @ 10pm

Burwell Weekend Trip 2012 - Downtown, Fort & Food

Based on Gallery by MINO STUDIO

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