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By Forrest Hershberger
Sidney Sun-Telegraph 

Gurley Lays Out Welcome Mat 'Night Out in Gurley' Includes Historic Tour


August 28, 2019

Forrest Hershberger

On a gentle rise north of Sidney sits a grain elevator, several homes and a few businesses. The view is a little deceiving because of the landscape in the area. Also deceiving is the level of activity the village of Gurley had in its early years compared to the quiet hometown nature of the community in its present day.

It overlooks history from all directions. There is the remnants of a former church, former service shops that are not memories too stubborn to fall in, and public buildings that have been transformed into private homes. There are also sights in the horizon of the first oil fi...

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