Wood River Centre

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Shelton, Nebraska - History
... Shelton, evolving from Wood River Centre, is one of the older communities in Nebraska ... Prior to service by the railroad, The Great Western Stage Company established a stage station at Wood River Center in 1860 to serve its Fort Kearny route ... Wood River Centre (Shelton) was selected through election to be the county seat ...

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    To live and die amongst foreigners may seem less absurd than to live persecuted or tortured by one’s fellow countrymen.... But to emigrate is always to dismantle the centre of the world, and so to move into a lost, disoriented one of fragments.
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