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  • Hall County Courthouse

    Hall County Courthouse

    One of the finest examples of Beaux-Arts Classicism architecture in the Midwest, the Hall County Courthouse was formally accepted in January, 1904. Note the central section's monumenta...
    Hall County Courthouse

  • William Stolley Homestead

    William Stolley Homestead William Stolley was one of a small band of German immigrants who came to the central Platte Valley of Nebraska Territory in 1857. Stolley filed the first squatter's claim in the county. He helped or...
    William Stolley Homestead
  • Hotel Yancey (Yancey Motor Hotel)

    Hotel Yancey (Yancey Motor Hotel)National Register of Historic Places

    Named for its proprietor, William L. Yancey, the hotel was begun in April of 1917, financed by the Bankers Realty Investment Company of Omaha, Nebraska, for ...
    Hotel Yancey (Yancey Motor Hotel)

  • Liederkranz

    LiederkranzNational Register of Historic Places

    Liederkranz means "a wreath of songs." In 1870, German settlers met to organize a German singing society to provide musical and social entertainment and to c...
    Liederkranz

  • Carnegie Public Library Building

    Carnegie Public Library BuildingNational Register of Historic Places

    On April 27, 1903, President Theodore Roosevelt broke ground for the construction of a new Grand Island public library. A $20,000 Carnegie Corporation grant ...
    Carnegie Public Library Building

  • Mrs. H.J. Bartenbach House

    Mrs. H.J. Bartenbach HouseNational Register of Historic Places

    The house is a distinct and significant example of a Nebraska dwelling designed in the Moderne style of the 1930s, a style never widely popular in the state....
    Mrs. H.J. Bartenbach House

  • Glade-Donald House

    Glade-Donald HouseNational Register of Historic Places

    The Glade-Donald House is a distinctive example of the Shingle style. The house is completely sheathed with wooden shingles, and incorporates many bay and or...
    Glade-Donald House

  • Hamilton-Donald House

    Hamilton-Donald HouseNational Register of Historic Places

    The house was constructed by Henry Falldorf in 1905 for Ellsworth D. Hamilton, cashier of the Commercial State Bank of Grand Island. In 1908, Hamilton sold t...
    Hamilton-Donald House

  • Andrew M. Hargis House

    Andrew M. Hargis HouseNational Register of Historic Places.

    Built in 1898, the Andrew M. Hargis House is a fine example of the Queen Anne style and also incorporates Neo-Classical Revival detailing in its design. Ha...
    Andrew M. Hargis House

  • Oscar Roeser House

    Oscar Roeser HouseNational Register of Historic Places

    The Oscar Roeser House was built in 1908 by Henry H. Falldorf following the plans of architect Thomas Rogers Kimball. It is a unique example of German-Ameri...
    Oscar Roeser House

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Island Oasis

LOOKING FOR SUMMER FUN? Island Oasis is the COOL place to be this summer. The only water park of its kind between Lincoln and Denver.

Grab you sunglasses; throw on your swimsuit and discover a day of summer fun at Island Oasis Water Park.

Grand Island, NE RECREATION

Stuhr Museum

Experience the authentic lifestyle of America's prairie heritage at one of the nation's top ten Living History museums ... Stuhr Museum of the Prairie Pioneer!

Stuhr Museum is located on 200 acres

Grand Island, NE Museums

Soldiers Memorial

Located on the South lawn of the Courthouse the memorial reads, "IN MEMORY OF THE DEFENDERS OF OUR COUNTRY, 1861-1865 and the Spanish American War, 1898-1900"

Erected by the city of Grand Island, 1913

Grand Island, NE Memorials

Central Nebraska Ethnic Festival

Join us at this two-time award winning Ethnic Festival in the downtown Grand Island on the weekend of July 27-29. Experience the sights, sounds, and tastes of the world, all in one location as we celebrate our ethnic diversity. You too, can celebrate your ethnic heritage

Grand Island, NE FESTIVALS

Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church

Evangelische Lutherische Dreinenigkeit Kirche - National Register of Historic Places

Plans for the Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church were adopted in 1890, but construction did not begin until 1894

Grand Island, NE Historic Churches

Things to do near Grand Island, NE

Medicine Creek Fishing

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

Willa Cather Memorial Prairie

Five miles south of Red Cloud, Nebraska, the Willa Cather Memorial Prairie is a botanical treasure consisting of 608 acres of...

Swanson Reservoir Camping

Spring Canyon offers top-notch camping facilities, with modern restrooms and showers, 50 rock-surfaced pads (45 with e...

Fort Kearny Shooting Sports Association

New Shooting range facility located just northeast of Kearney on Highway 30 at the intersection of Poole Avenue and 115th Str...