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  • Fort O.K. Cannon

    Fort O.K. Cannon The cannon located on the South lawn of the Courthouse is dated 1853 and with the forged stamp of AMES CO. FOUNDERS, CHICOPEE, MASS.

    "This cannon was left at Fort O.K. August 22, 1865 by Major...
    Fort O.K. Cannon

  • Historical Markers in Hall County

    California and Overland Trail Markers - Six identical granite markers were erected on July 4, 1923. The historical markers mark the location of this trail across Hall County. The trail was used by i...
    Historical Markers in Hall County

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Annual Husker Harvest Days

The largest working irrigation show in the United States, the Husker Harvest Days is jointly sponsored by the Agricultural Institute of Nebraska (AIN) and Farm Progress Companies, with Nebraska Farmer magazine as host.

When you drive to the show site six miles west of Grand Island, you'

Grand Island, NE FESTIVALS

Carnegie Public Library Building

National 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

Grand Island, NE NATIONAL REGISTER

Liederkranz

National 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 cultivate the member'

Grand Island, NE NATIONAL REGISTER

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

Fort O.K. Cannon

The cannon located on the South lawn of the Courthouse is dated 1853 and with the forged stamp of AMES CO. FOUNDERS, CHICOPEE, MASS.

"This cannon was left at Fort O.K. August 22, 1865 by Major J.R. Curtis 'for the protection of the settlement against attack by Hostile Indians'."

Grand Island, NE Landmarks

Things to do near Grand Island, NE

Red Willow Fishing

Dedicated bass fishermen are well-acquainted with its bushy shores (35 miles of them), submerged trees, and underwater struct...