By Knight Museum Board & Partners
Alliance, Nebraska originated as an easy railroad
junction known as Grand Lake. based on real pioneer
spirit in 1887, Alliance has grown from a farm and ranch
community right into a significant retail heart for field Butte County.
The Knight Museum showcases over two hundred pictures during this new
book, depicting the background and development of Alliance in the course of its
Although there are various nameless threads that make
up the social textile of Alliance, readers will realize the
more established faces of the Newberry kinfolk, Dr. Frank Knight,
Miss Susan Frazier, and leave out Katherine Schill. whereas some
landmarks are long past endlessly, similar to the depot and the Coors
Building, many undying photos stay to steer the
reader down the most highway of Alliance's wealthy background. From
the classic picture of the county courthouse to the beauty
of western Nebraska's biggest park approach, readers gets a
glimpse of the pioneering spirit that remains so abundant.
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