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Compiled by the Federal Writers' Project in Nebraska.
"The following pages are devoted to those Nebraska place names that reveal interesting stories concerning their origin. In some instances the story of a locale's naming, as in the case of Weeping Water, derives from a folk legend. This, however, makes the story all the more interesting; since it is the tale, not the fact, in which we are interested in this pamphlet. Consequently all the hundreds of Nebraska places that have been named in honor of early settlers, railroad officials, or towns in other states have been omitted."
Special Collections GR110.N2 F4 no.14
Federal Writers' Project in Nebraska
folklore, Nebraska, place names
Federal Writers' Project, "Place Name Stories - Nebraska Folklore" (1938). Special Collections. 19.