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Cozad, Nebraska

  • Union Pacific Depot

    Union Pacific DepotOn October 15, 1866, the Union Pacific Railroad track laying crews reached the "100th Meridian", which is where Cozad stands today. The Pacific Railroad Act signed by President Lincoln, which had auth...
    Union Pacific Depot

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John J. Cozad - Biography

It was a beautiful summer Sunday in 1872

Cozad, NE Famous People

Historical Markers

Three major pioneer trails, the Oregon, the Mormon, and the Chisholm, as well as the Pony Express went through the Cozad area.

Historical Markers

Cozad, NE Monuments

Union Pacific Depot

On October 15, 1866, the Union Pacific Railroad track laying crews reached the "100th Meridian"

Cozad, NE Railroad History

Willow Island Pony Express Station

The Pony Express Station which stands in the Cozad City Park was known officially as the Willow Island Station and was located just south of the present Darr Bridge. The station began in 1838

Cozad, NE Pony Express

The Country School

This one room country school was built around the year 1880, on a site nine miles north and west of the City of Cozad on land owned at that time by David Adle and Christiana Frost Adle. This school was called "The Adle School" because it was on Adle land, although it should have been called "

Cozad, NE Historic Schoolhouses

Things to do near Cozad, NE

Medicine Creek Fishing

White bass fishermen find some real enjoyment taking these scrappy fighters from the deep water early in the summer an...

Tubing and Canoeing

The Republican River is beautiful in the summer for canoeing or tubing. A run can be from Oxford to Orleans, or below Harlan ...