Independence Day Celebrations

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July 3 Independence Day Street Dance
Main Street at Dusk. Dance, visit, find old acquaintances, and make many new friends! Entertainment for the whole family!

July 4 Independence Day Pancake Breakfast (EMT's)
6:30-10:00 a.m. Start your day early at the pancake feed sponsored by the Garden County EMT's. Bring the whole family for pancakes, eggs, sausages, juice and coffee. Delicious food for reasonable prices, and you'll be helping to fund a very important service. Held at the Oshkosh Fire Station - B Street.

July 4
11:00 a.m Parade
12:00 Noon Lunch at the park includes mouthwatering smoked beef, chips, and beans. Free will donation
1:00 p.m. Pie and Ice Cream Social (nominal fee)
Entertainment at the gazebo in the park.
12:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Swimming at the City Pool
Living exhibits at 2 Museums throughout the day.
5:00 p.m Kids Games and Races
Watermelon Feed at the east end of the Ballpark following the races.
Fireworks Display.

Independence Day Celebrations

Address : Main Street Oshkosh NE
Phone : 308-772-3223   (Always call and confirm events.)

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Independence Day

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The Hollman Grave Historical Marker

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Battle of Blue Water

This historical marker recounts the largest engagement between United States troops and Native Americans ever fought in Nebraska territory, and one of the 12 largest engagements between Native Americans and the white man. On September 5, 1855, the U. S. Army's 600

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Oregon Trail Marker

This marker of the Oregon Trail is located on the walking path that leads visitors to the crest of Windless Hill in Ash Hollow State Historical Park.

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Ash Hollow Historical Park

Nebraska Game & Parks describes Ash Hollow as the state's "most intriguing and unusual"

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Garden County Museum

An early 1900s school house and an old opera house/theater located downtown are filled with historic items, Indian artifacts, fossils, and a bird collection of 300 stuffed specimens. A second museum building at the south end of Main at E Avenue is a larger building for larger exhibits.

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