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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

Genoa Site - NHR

After nearly three decades of Sioux harassment and epidemic diseases, all four bands of the Pawnee Confederation agreed by an 1857

Genoa, NE Archaeology

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

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

Mormon Trail Ruts

The Mormon Trail through Nebraska was not a narrow pathway in the same sense as a road. It was a corridor which might be a few dozen yards wide to several miles in width depending on the terrain. The oxen dictated the pioneers'

Genoa, NE Historic Trails

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

Genoa, NE Archaeology

Things to do near Genoa, NE

Crofton Courts Arboretum

This salute to nature has continued to grow over the years. The Northside Park includes Arbor Walkway and the Memorial Rose G...

State Recreation Area/WMA

Dead Timber State Recreation Area/Powderhorn Wildlife Management Area - Both areas provide an ideal setting for outdoor ac...

Trail of Tears

Historical marker commemorates the Ponca 'Trail of Tears' when members of the tribe tried to return to their home count...

Niobrara SP Boat Access

The park maintains three boat access areas to the Missouri River at the old Niobrara townsite. The Verdel site is 8 miles ups...