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Gothenburg, Nebraska

  • Historic Walking Tour

    Historic Walking TourTake your own personal tour down beautiful tree-lined streets, graced with lovely older homes and buildings. Many of the downtown buildings used bricks from a local brickyard. Settled by Swedes and Ge...
    Historic Walking Tour

Attractions and Upcoming Events

First Presbyterian Church

In August of 1904, the ground on which the church now stands was purchased for the sum of $450. Ground was broken in August 1905 and the original building was competed in early 1907. At that time, the total cost of the building was $5,650. The beautiful stain glass windows are original.

Gothenburg, NE Historic Churches

Sod House Museum

The award-winning Sod House Museum was established in Gothenburg in 1988

Gothenburg, NE Museums

Swedish Crosses Cemetery

For over a century, three unique crosses have been a lasting symbol of the Swedish heritage of Gothenburg. In the early 1880s, Peter and Anna Berg, along with Anna'

Gothenburg, NE Cemeteries

Pony Express Station

The Sam Machette Station was used as an early fur trading post/ranch house along the Oregon Trail southwest of Gothenburg before it was used as a Pony Express station during its operation between April 1860 and November 1861

Gothenburg, NE Pony Express

Lake Helen

Foresighted citizens approved a bond issue in 1889 for construction of a 12

Gothenburg, NE Recreation

Things to do near Gothenburg, NE

Sutherland State Recreation Area

Lake hosts fishermen, boaters, campers and swimmers. Historical markers recall the trails along the Great Platte River route....