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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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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

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

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

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

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