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Historic Downtown District

Take a walk through the past and discover the historical buildings of downtown Sidney. The 44 buildings include many that are registered with the National Register of Historic Places. Below are just a few of the buildings you can see in this beautiful piece of history in Sidney.

Sidney, NE Tours


Largest Flag

This War Memorial, located in Legion Park, commemorates veterans from all American wars and houses one of the country's largest American flags which measures 20' x 38' on its 140' flagpole.

Sidney, NE One Of A Kinds

Fort Sidney Complex

U.S. Troops first occupied a temporary camp known as Sidney Barracks in the summer of 1867 to protect Union Pacific Railroad construction crews. The post was officially established in November 1867. In 1869

Sidney, NE Museums

Lodgepole Depot Museum

The community's railroad heritage is reflected in this local history museum. The museum is a restored Union Pacific Depot and displays horse buggies, antique furniture, historical clothing, and more.

Sidney, NE Museums

Carnegie Library

Andrew Carnegie awarded the city of Sidney $6,500 for the construction of this library which served Sidney from 1914 to 1965

Sidney, NE Carnegie Libraries

Things to do near Sidney, NE

Four Winds Golf Course

Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...

Riverside Zoo and Campground

Riverside Zoo is home to over 300 animals representing 97 species. Residents include chimpanzees, river otters, Bengal tigers...

Chimney Rock National Historic Site

"Towering to the heavens" is how one pioneer described Chimney Rock, the most recognized landmark along the Oregon Trail. Tod...

Sam Bass Train Robbery Marker

The first and greatest robbery of a Union Pacific Train took place near Big Springs on the night of September 18, 1877. The l...