Historic Homes Tour

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Historic Homes Tour

1112 C Street: American Foursquare home built in 1902 by B.G. Dawson.

1016 D Street: Gothic-Georgian Revival 1910 Showhouse built by architect W.F. Gernandt.

822 E Street: Italiante home built in the 1870s.

1007 E Street: Bungalow-style home built in about 1925.

1014 E Street: Eclectic-style home built in the early 1920s by the Busboom Bros. as a speculation home.

1023 E Street: Neo-Classical Revival home built in about 1900 by J.W. McDonnell, local businessman.

703 Fourth Street: Queen Anne home built about 1900.

721 Fourth Street: Italiante home of C.H. Denney, built in about 1875.

907 Fourth Street: Kesterson Home Italiante style, built in 1879 by Col. Thomas Harbine bought in 1885 by horsebreeder J.C. Kesterson.827 Sixth Street

915 Fifth Street: Queen Anne style home built about 1890.

615 Sixth Street: Early boarding house built before 1904.

827 Sixth Street: Eclectic-style home built in 1910 by George Cross, Fairbury postmaster and owner of The Fairbury Gazette.

911 Sixth Street: Tudor Revival Home built in 1920 by W.F. Cramb, Editor of The Fairbury Journal.

1109 Sixth Street: Eclectic-style home built by banker Luther Bonham in 1923.

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Attractions and Upcoming Events

Smith Lime Kiln

A long-abandoned lime kiln, looking very much like a large stone chimney stands along the River Road northwest of Fairbury. For a period of at least 20 years, it was the sight of a lime-burning operation where limestone was heated, or "calcined"

Fairbury, NE National Register

Four Corner Survey Marker

The Kansas-Nebraska Act of May 30, 1854, created the territories of Nebraska and Kansas, which had to be surveyed before settlement of the prairies could proceed. On May 8, 1855, Charles A. Manners set a cast-iron monument on the bluff west of the Missouri river at 40-degrees north latitude. In 1855

Fairbury, NE Historical Markers

Bonham Theatre

Both the Bonham Theatre, and the First National Bank, located on the northwest corner of Fifth and E streets, were at one time owned by Luther Bonham.

Bonham Theatre'

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Campbell Bros. Circus Mural

The Campbell Bros. Circus and other highlights of historic Fairbury are captured on this mural on the side of Globe Rexall Drugstore in downtown Fairbury.

The picture was created by Echo & Jeff Easton & Greg Holdren. The scene is 140 feet long & 38

Fairbury, NE Arts

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Industrial Tours Sites

Upon request, several local businesses offer industrial tours of their plant locations. Possible tours incl...