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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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George Winslow Monument

This monument is situated on a grassy knoll of a field. On April 26, 1849, 25 members of the Boston-Newton Joint Stock Association left Boston, Mass., to travel overland to the gold fields of California. On May 29

Fairbury, NE Monuments

Fairbury City Museum

This museum has been located for many years on the west side of the downtown square in Fairbury. It is now in a larger building that allows the display of items in a much more pleasant atmosphere and has more space for new items. The museum'

Fairbury, NE Museums

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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Carnegie Library

In 1907, the Fairbury community received a grant of $12,500 from Andrew Carnegie. Ground was broken on October 5, 1908, and the library opened to the public December 10, 1909

Fairbury, NE Carnegie Libraries

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

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Industrial Tours Sites

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