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Genoa, Nebraska

  • Burkett Archeological Site -NHR

    Burkett Archeological Site -NHR

    Situated on a prominent natural terrace near the Loup River valley near Genoa, the Burkett Site comprises numerous earthlodge ruins covering an area of over 100 acres. The site is attributed to the...
    Burkett Archeological Site -NHR

  • Wright Site - NHR

    Wright Site - NHR

    Sometime between A.D. 1600 and 1750 the ancestors of the Skidi Pawnee occupied this immense village on a prominent terrace overlooking Beaver Creek and the Loup River near present-day Genoa. Archeo...
    Wright Site - NHR

  • Genoa Site - NHR

    After nearly three decades of Sioux harassment and epidemic diseases, all four bands of the Pawnee Confederation agreed by an 1857 treaty to congregate at a single village near their agency on Beav...
    Genoa Site - NHR

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Augustana Lutheran Church

Augustana Lutheran Church's organizing charter was signed October 31, 1910. A group of Swedish Lutherans had settled in the area north and east of Genoa. Work began as early as 1908

Genoa, NE Historic Churches

U.S. Indian Industrial School Museum

Founded in 1884, the U.S. Indian Industrial School was located on 320 acres in the town of Genoa. Opening with only one building, the school grew to include thirty-nine structures on 640 acres and a maximum student population of 600

Genoa, NE Indian Heritage

Pawnee Indian Village Mural

This scene shows the Pawnee Indian Village which was located one mile south of Genoa, Nebraska from 1858 to 1878, with their great Chief Petalesharo in the foreground. It is a picture of a large mural, 9' x 38'

Genoa, NE Arts

Indian School Smokestack

The brick smokestack stands alone where at one time it was attached to the power house that made steam heat which heated the buildings at the Indian Industrial School through underground tunnels. Electricity was also produced in this building.

Genoa, NE


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