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Kearney, Nebraska

  • John Barnd House

    John Barnd HouseThe John Barnd House, located in Kearney, is a large two-and-one-half-story frame dwelling built about 1892, and a good example of the Queen Anne style. Barnd came to Kearney in 1874, established a la...
    John Barnd House
  • Hanson-Downing House

    Hanson-Downing HouseThe Hanson-Downing House, built in 1886, is an excellent example of the American ornamented cottage. The asymmetry of forms, variation in roof sections, and textural variety create a picturesque effec...
    Hanson-Downing House
  • Dr. A. O. Thomas House

    Dr. A. O. Thomas HouseThe Thomas House was designed by Nebraska architect George A. Berlinghof in 1906 in the Neo-Classical Revival style. Dr. A. O. Thomas, a native of Illinois, was the first president of the Kearney Stat...
    Dr. A. O. Thomas House
  • Walter Klem House

    The Walter Klem House, designed in the English Cottage style, is located in Kearney. Historic housing stock in the city predominantly dates from the 1910s through the 1920s, logically coinciding with...
    Walter Klem House
  • Kearney Junior High School

    Located in Kearney, this Neo-Classical-style building was constructed in 1925 to1926. It is a good and intact example of an early twentieth century junior high school building. The Kearney Junior High...
    Kearney Junior High School
  • Kearney United States Post Office

    Kearney United States Post OfficeCompleted in 1911, the Post Office Building is a fine example of the Neo-Classical Revival style. It was designed by James Knox Taylor. Taylor's education and early practice was in St. Paul, Minnesota...
    Kearney United States Post Office
  • Sweetwater Mill and Kilgore Bridges

    Sweetwater Mill and Kilgore BridgesSweetwater Mill Bridge In November 1908 the Buffalo County Board of Supervisors adopted bridge plans prepared by the Standard Bridge Company as the county standards. The board awarded an annual bri...
    Sweetwater Mill and Kilgore Bridges

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Sandhill Crane Migration

Fossil records reveal the sandhill cranes have been visiting this region for more than nine million years. For five weeks each spring, visitors to the Platte River valley in south-central Nebraska can enjoy the symphony of sounds and dancing rituals of 90 percent of the world'

Kearney, NE Natural Attractions

John Barnd House

The John Barnd House, located in Kearney, is a large two-and-one-half-story frame dwelling built about 1892, and a good example of the Queen Anne style. Barnd came to Kearney in 1874, established a law practice, and later was elected Buffalo County judge for two terms. In 1888

Kearney, NE Historic Buildings

Tri-City Storm Hockey Team

Hockey fever is sweeping the nation and the cities of Kearney, Grand Island, and Hastings are proud to join in. Part of the United States Hockey League, the Tri-City Storm took to the ice for the first time in 2000. A new 97,000-square-foot facility houses the new team and loyal fans.

Kearney, NE Professional Sports

Cabela's

Cabela's oldest existing retail showroom, the 17,000-square-foot Kearney, Nebraska store, is filled with all the quality outdoor gear you expect from the World'

Kearney, NE Sporting Venues

Dr. A. O. Thomas House

The Thomas House was designed by Nebraska architect George A. Berlinghof in 1906 in the Neo-Classical Revival style. Dr. A. O. Thomas, a native of Illinois, was the first president of the Kearney State Normal School, now the University of Nebraska at Kearney.

Kearney, NE Historic Buildings

Things to do near Kearney, NE

Swanson Reservoir Hunting

In the fall and winter, hunters pursue waterfowl, upland game birds, and deer, while anglers chop the ice for crappie and nor...

Johnson Lake Fishing

Species of game fish in the lake include white bass, walleye, channel catfish, flathead catfish, striped bass, largemouth bas...