Hall County was established in 1858 and covered an area from the South channel of the Platte River North, including Howard County and West, including parts of Buffalo and Dawson Counties. In 1871 the county boundaries were changed, leaving Hall county with the present 552 square miles. [www.hallcountyne.gov]
Photo: Glade-Donald House, circa 1905, located at 1004 W. Division in Grand Island. Listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1985. Photographed by wikipedia username: Ammodramus, 2011, [cc-1.0, public domain], accessed March, 2023.