NRHP: Chalk Cliffs and Republican River, WCTG

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Chalk Cliffs & Republican River; WCTG

Chalk Cliffs & Republican River; WCTG

NRHP Reference #: 82004919

NRHP Listing Date: 19820811


1 mi S of Red Cloud, Red Cloud vicinity, Webster County, Nebraska

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The chalk cliffs are exposed bluffs along the south edge of the Republican River just south of Red Cloud. The cliffs are a naturally occurring geologic feature, exposed by the action of the Republican River and considered a landmark in the community and also noted in Willa Cather's writings.

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