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Chief Standing Bear Memorial Bridge


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Chief Standing Bear Memorial Bridge The "Chief Standing Bear Memorial Bridge" over the
Missouri River is approximately 3000 feet long and 80
feet high over the river on the South Dakota side. It links
Niobrara with South Dakota with about a 60 mile drive
straight north to Mitchell, connecting Nebraska's
Highway 14 with South Dakota's Highway 37.


Come visit us in Niobrara, Nebraska

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Niobrara Museum

Included in the displays and items of our interesting past in the museum are:

  • Collections of items from Niobrara and surrounding area
  • Documents of the three Niobrara towns' activities
  • Niobrara, NE Museums

Chief Standing Bear Memorial Bridge

The "Chief Standing Bear Memorial Bridge" over the Missouri River is approximately 3000 feet long and 80 feet high over the river on the South Dakota side. It links

Niobrara, NE Memorials

Niobrara Valley Golf Course

This nine-hole course with grass greens was built on the old town site. Carts available for rent.

Niobrara, NE Recreation

Chief Standing Bear

Ponca Chief Standing Bear merely wanted to fulfill a promise; instead, he became part of one of the West's most famous trials. The Chief's son, like many of his tribe, had taken ill after being forced onto a reservation in Oklahoma. On his deathbed, the son uttered a final wish:

Niobrara, NE Indian Heritage

Things to do Memorials near Niobrara, NE