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Hastings, Nebraska

  • The Strand Theatre

    The Strand TheatreStudded in bright lights, the Strand Theatre marquee heralded first-run showings of such movie classics as "From Here to Eternity" and "The sound of Music." For almost seve...
    The Strand Theatre

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Nebraska Loan and Trust Company

Cities and agricultural areas need capital to finance growth. Nebraska Loan and Trust Company, organized in 1882 with James B. Heartwell as need in Hastings by providing a means for Eastern Capitalists to invest in Nebraska real estate mortgages. In 1883-84

Hastings, NE National Register

Highland Park Cemetery

Hastings' first cemetery contains sculpture commemorating Oregon Trail travelers of the 1800

Hastings, NE Cemeteries

McCormick Hall

Hastings College opened in September 1882. In April 1883, ground was broken for McCormick Hall, the first building erected on the campus. It was named for reaper inventor, Cyrus McCormick, who made the initial contribution for the building'

Hastings, NE National Register

The Clarke Hotel

When the Clarke Hotel was dedicated in February 1914, it was hailed as a triumph of local initiative. It was designed by architect C.W. Way and built by the John Hamper Company, both of Hastings. Bricks made in Hastings

Hastings, NE National Register


Things to do near Hastings, NE

Red Smoke Historic Site

National Historic Register - Red Smoke is one of three Paleo-Indian Tradition sites excavated following World War II ...

Swanson Reservoir Camping

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

Midway Stage Station

The Midway Stage Pony Express station still stands on its original location on the Oregon Trail at the Lower 96 Ranch four mi...

Enders Hunting

Including the lake, the entire State Recreation Area encompasses 5,300 acres. Of the 3,643 acres of land, The Enders Wildlife...