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Niobrara Railroad Bridge - NHR


category : National Register
Niobrara Railroad Bridge - NHR The old railroad bridge northwest of Niobrara
provides a walking bridge from Niobrara to the
Niobrara State Park. It was built in 1929 as a replacement for a 1902 bridge across the river. It spans the Niobrara River
just before it empties into the Missouri. A wood
deck complete with rails and benches has been
constructed over the entire length of the railroad
bridge providing excellent opportunities for
fishing, birdwatching, and nature enthusiasts. The
bridge is registered in the National Register of
Historic Places
.


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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

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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

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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.

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Chief Standing Bear

Ponca Chief Standing Bear merely wanted to fulfill a promise; instead, he became part of one of the West's most famous trials. The Chief's son, like many of his tribe, had taken ill after being forced onto a reservation in Oklahoma. On his deathbed, the son uttered a final wish:

Niobrara, NE Indian Heritage

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