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Fairbury, Nebraska

  • Frontier Fun Park

    Frontier Fun Park

    Nebraska's first community-built playground was built in 1995. The Frontier Fun Park is constructed entirely of wood. It was funded and built completely by the community for the children of today ...
    Frontier Fun Park

  • Fairbury City Park

    Fairbury City Park

    Tourists, outdoorsmen and nature lovers have plenty of opportunities to take full advantage of the great outdoors while in Fairbury.

    Fairbury has acres and acres and acres of parks.

    Fairbury City Park
  • Campgrounds

    Alexandria State Lakes:
    Open year-round.
    This scenic area east of Alexandria encompasses 1,769 acres of park and wildlife lands including 47 ...
    Campgrounds

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Bonham Theatre

Both the Bonham Theatre, and the First National Bank, located on the northwest corner of Fifth and E streets, were at one time owned by Luther Bonham.

Bonham Theatre'

Fairbury, NE Theatres

Jefferson County Courthouse

The Fairbury Journal-News once printed that the Jefferson County Courthouse was not a museum, but perhaps it should qualify. Business is still conducted daily but visitors may wish to stop in just to have a look at the building and it's contents. Built in 1891 at a cost of $60,000

Fairbury, NE Historic Courthouses


Smith Lime Kiln

A long-abandoned lime kiln, looking very much like a large stone chimney stands along the River Road northwest of Fairbury. For a period of at least 20 years, it was the sight of a lime-burning operation where limestone was heated, or "calcined"

Fairbury, NE National Register

I.0.0.F. Temple Building

What is today known as the Ackerman Building was originally called the I.0.0.F. Temple Building. It was the first building downtown to be placed on the National Register of Historic Places.

The building housed the International Order of Odd Fellows Lodge 54 and was built in 1894-1

Fairbury, NE National Register

Things to do near Fairbury, NE

Historic Forty-Niner Trail

During the 19th century the United States underwent a dramatic westward expansion, but perhaps no single event stimulated thi...

Historical Indian Villages

These sites located throughout Saunders County have been registered as National Historic Places because of their v...