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Ponca, Nebraska

  • War Memorials

    War Memorials

    Union Memorial - "Sacred to the memory of the boys who wore the blue from 1861 - 1865.

    Loss of Lives: North, 359,529 -- South, 349,556"

    War Memorials

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Dixon County Courthouse - NHR

Built about 25 years after Dixon County was established, the Dixon County Courthouse was built in 1883-84 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Dixon County was established in 1858. Several communities competed for the county seat designation, including

Ponca, NE Historic Courthouses

The Ponca Tribe

This has been the homeland of the Ponca Indians since earliest recorded history. In 1866, the Federal government signed the treaty of Fort Laramie, which transferred the land to the Sioux without the permission of the Ponca. Treaties made with the government in 1856

Ponca, NE Indian Heritage

Cook's Blacksmith Shop Museum

The blacksmith shop was built in 1901 by C.O. Cook, who operated his business for over thirty years. The building, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places

Ponca, NE Museums

Swedish Evangelical Lutheran Salem Church - NHR

Built in 1906, and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this is one of Nebraska's outstanding examples of Swedish-American Gothic Revival wood church architecture. The building was designed by Swedish architect, Olof Z. Cervin.

Ponca, NE Historic Churches


Things to do near Ponca, NE

City Parks

Barnard Park - Picnic tables, playground, restrooms. Clarkson Street and Military Aven...

Covington Links Golf Course

Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 2 days...