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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

Historic Homes Tour

1112 C Street: American Foursquare home built in 1902 by B.G. Dawson.

1016 D Street: Gothic-Georgian Revival 1910 Showhouse built by architect W.F. Gernandt.

822 E Street: Italiante home built in the 1870s.

1007 E Street:

Fairbury, NE Tours

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

Four Corner Survey Marker

The Kansas-Nebraska Act of May 30, 1854, created the territories of Nebraska and Kansas, which had to be surveyed before settlement of the prairies could proceed. On May 8, 1855, Charles A. Manners set a cast-iron monument on the bluff west of the Missouri river at 40-degrees north latitude. In 1855

Fairbury, NE Historical Markers

Historic Square

The Fairbury Commercial District, consisting of a 10-block downtown area of 97 contributing buildings, was officially entered in the National Register of Historic Places on June 20, 1997

Fairbury, NE National Register

Things to do near Fairbury, NE

Historic HMMJ Radio Station

Headlines in the Clay County Sun of December 3, 1925, proclaimed "Local Station KMMJ Is On The Air!" flat...

State NRD Lakes

Clatonia 3A - 46 acresFind channel catfish and bullhead.