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Ainsworth, Nebraska

  • Ainsworth Army Air Field

    The Ainsworth Army Air Field, completed on November 30, 1942, was a satellite of Rapid City Army Air field and under the command of the second Air Force. The Field was on of eleven Army Air Fo...
    Ainsworth Army Air Field

  • "Doc" Middleton

    David C. "Doc" Middleton, an alias for James Riley, was referred to as the "King of the Horse Thieves" and alleged leader of the gang called "The Pony Boys" who held rendezvous in the Sandhills ar...
    "Doc" Middleton

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Niobrara Canoeing

Recognized among the 10 top canoeing rivers in the nation by Backpacker magazine, the Niobrara River flows leisurely through steep sandstone canyons. Nebraskans also rank the river, designated a National Scenic River by Congress in 1991, in the top 10 favorite tourists stops in the state.

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Ainsworth, NE Recreation

Miller Hotel - NHR

The Miller Hotel in Long Pine was originally built as a two-story frame house in 1895. It was converted to a hotel in 1914 when a ten-room wing was added. The hotel is historically significant for its association with the

Ainsworth, NE National Register

Sellers-Barton Museum

The first museum was a log cabin built in 1936, with logs from the Niobrara River. Mrs. Nettie Sellors provided the funds for

Ainsworth, NE Museums

Johnstown

In 1991, the village of Johnstown was the site of filming for the CBS Hallmark Hall of Fame movie, "O Pioneers!" Viewing the old fashioned main street with board sidewalk is a trip down memory lane with a unique "Old West" appearance.

Johnstown was established in 1882

Ainsworth, NE Historic Towns

Niobrara Valley Preserve

The Niobrara Valley Preserve of the Nature Conservancy is a 50,000

Ainsworth, NE Wildlife Refuges

Things to do near Ainsworth, NE

Custer County Historical Museum

Objects and photographs depicting pioneer life from the 1800s to the present. History archives and library. ...

Keller Park Fishing

Keller Park State Recreation Area is one of the few spots in Nebraska where anglers will be able to catch both warm and col...