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National Register Sites in Knox County


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National Register Sites in Knox County

Bloomfield - Pospeshil Theater (1906): Elaborate pressed tin ceiling, fanciful woodwork.


- Carnegie Library: Being transformed into a museum. 402-373-4771


Center - Knox County Courthouse (1935)


Crofton - Bogner's Historic Argo Hotel and Bed and Breakfast: Restored 1912 red brick hotel now a hotel, steakhouse, and lounge. 211 W. Kansas St. 402-388-2400.


Niobrara - Niobrara River Bridge: Built in 1929 to replace 1902 bridge across the river.


- Rad Sladkovsky (Z.C.B.J.): Located in the Pishelville or "Second Bottom" Bohemian community, first settled in 1869-70.


Santee Indian Reservation - Pilgrim Congregational Church and Manse (1870-71: Served as both chapel and training school.


- Church of Our Most Merciful Saviour (1884): Only surviving Episcopal mission.


Verdel - Ponca Fort Site: Occupied 1790-1800.


Verdigre - Commercial Hotel (1900): Beautifully restored two-story hotel today offers dining and features antiques and quilts. Excellent example of hotels built between 1854-1900. 217 Main St. 402-668-2386.


- Gross State Aid Bridge: One of the few intact state aid structures remaining.


- Verdigre Heritage Museum Complex: Features Czech heritage and community history. Corner of Second Ave and Main St.


- Z.C.B.J. Hall: 1904 Opera House. 401 Main. 402-668-2391.


Wausa - "Old Sweden in Knox County": Home-crafted Swedish symbols, historic homes and commercial buildings and three century-old churches. 402-586-2311.


Winnetoon - Winnetoon Jail (1907): Early 20th century small community jail. 402-847-3368.



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Church of Our Most Merciful Savior

Built in 1884, this one story church with board and batten siding is the only surviving Episcopal mission in the county. Services are still conducted with a beautifully wood finished interior. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Priest in Charge - Fr. David Hussey

Niobrara, NE Historic Churches

Devil's Nest

Devil's Nest is a designated scenic area noted as a hideout for Jesse James and other famous outlaws. Rumors have it there is still $30,000 in hidden gold buried in the Devils Nest! In your adventure of reaching this point, you will no doubt understand why this was such a good hiding place.

Niobrara, NE


Pilgrim Congregational Church and Manse

Constructed in 1870-71, this building served as both a chapel and a training school. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Niobrara, NE Historic Churches

Sage Brothers Memorial

The Sage Brothers Memorial plaque was originally placed at the entrance to Sage Brothers Memorial Field. In 1999 it was moved to downtown Niobrara, just north of the Niobrara Mall.

Niobrara, NE Memorials

Things to do National Register near Niobrara, NE