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Text on Button Dog-on-nicetown Rushville Neb
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Colorized photograph of town street with horse-drawn carts.  Windmill in foreground.  Illustrated white dog with red collar sitting in upper left-hand corner next to black text.

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Rushville Nebraska is a community of about 1,100 residents. It was established as a town in 1885 along the Fremont, Elkhorn and Missouri Valley Railroad. Because of its close proximity to the Pine Ridge Reservation, the Bureau of Indian Affairs used Rushville as a supply point up until the 1960s. Buffalo Bill Cody spent time in Rushville when he was recruiting for his Wild West show. Cody also filmed a reenactment of the “Battle of Wounded Knee” in Rushville.

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