This is the Florence Mill built in 1846 by the Mormons at the Winter Quarters in Florence, NE.
Kirsten & Fiona Claire pose on the Florence Mill historical marker sign.
They pose in front of the Florence Mill sign.
The Bank of Florence, this is the oldest bank in Nebraska. It was built in 1856.
Posing at the entry to the bank.
The bank is used as a museum. The first floor is the bank, the second floor is living quarters.
Posing by the Bank of Florence historical marker.
Another picture of this marker.
Here they are sitting on top of the Mormon Pioneer Memorial Bridge sign.
Kirsten wanted to read the sign so I am holding her up high.
A close up of this Mormon Bridge sign.
Fiona Claire & Kirsten at the Mormon Cemetary.
Beautiful bronze plaque at the gates to the cemetery.
Another gorgeous plaque on the opposite side of the gates.
The gates to the Mormon Cemetery. It is really beautiful and tranquil. Kirsten & Fiona Claire are swinging on the iron gates.
This monument tells the story of the Winter Quarters in Florence, NE.
This plaque tells about the arrival of the Mormons at Florence and building the Winter Quarters.
A better view of this plaque.
This plaque tells about their preparations for the Winter of 1846 -1847.
Another view of this plaque.
Fiona Claire & Kirsten posing under the plaque depicting what Winter Quarters looked like.
This plaque tells the story of the sickness in the camp, 600 Mormons died during tha Winter.
This final plaque tells the story of how the Winter Quarters were abandoned.
This is a Memorial to all the people that died over the Winter of 1846 - 1847. You can't see it in the pictures, but all the names are listed along with their age. These ranged from 1 day old to 90 years old at the time of death.
A full view of this memorial.
A beautiful bronze statue that pays tribute to the Mormons who died at the Winter Quarters in Florence, NE.
A close up picture of this statue.
Fiona Claire & Kirsten pose on the statue.
Some headstones in the Mormon Cemetery. The stones are so old that it is hard to read the names & dates etched into the stone.
Another view inside the Mormon Cemetery. It is so peaceful here with beautiful trees and flowers.
This is the Mormon Tabernacle ajacent to the Mormon Cemetery.
Another view of the Mormon Tabernacle. The iron fence goes all the way around the cemetery and this building.
They pose by another sign as we are leaving. Thanks for looking!