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Kearney United States Post Office


category : Historic Buildings
Kearney United States Post Office Completed in 1911, the Post Office Building is a fine example of the Neo-Classical Revival style. It was designed by James Knox Taylor. Taylor's education and early practice was in St. Paul, Minnesota. In 1897 he became the supervising architect of the U.S. Treasury.

The Post Office Building is a landmark in Kearney and now houses the Nebraska Art Collection, which is open to the public.


Address: 2401 Central Avenue

Come visit us in Kearney, Nebraska

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Sandhill Crane Migration

Fossil records reveal the sandhill cranes have been visiting this region for more than nine million years. For five weeks each spring, visitors to the Platte River valley in south-central Nebraska can enjoy the symphony of sounds and dancing rituals of 90 percent of the world'

Kearney, NE Natural Attractions

Hanson-Downing House

The Hanson-Downing House, built in 1886

Kearney, NE Historic Buildings

Kearney Golf

Buffalo Ridge Golf Course - 2,960-yard, par 36, nine-hole public course on gently rolling hills northeast of Kearney. Open year round with rental carts and clubs. Green fees: Weekdays - $13.00; Weekends - $15.00. 7005 Avenue N 308-271-3233 Meadowlark Hills Golf Course - 6,485-yard, par 70, 1

Kearney, NE Golf Courses


Fort Kearny State Recreation Area

Campers will find south-central Nebraska's Fort Kearny State Recreation Area much to their liking. Once called Kearney County SRA, this recreational area boasts excellent camping facilities. The attractive 152-acre area was acquired by the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission in 1960

Kearney, NE State Recreation Areas

Things to do Historic Buildings near Kearney, NE

Kearney Junior High School

Located in Kearney, this Neo-Classical-style building was constructed in 1925 to1926. It is a good and intact example of an e...