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Tecumseh, Nebraska

  • Colonel Barney Oldfield

    Colonel Barney OldfieldColonel Barney Oldfield was born in Tecumseh, Nebraska on December 18, 1909, and graduated from Elk Creek High School in 1928. He attended the University of Nebraska and studied Journalism which led h...
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Tecumseh City Hall

Tecumseh's city hall was erected in 1890, at the cost of just over $4,000, and is another of the fanciful architectural treasures of the historic district listed on the National Register of Historic Places

Tecumseh, NE National Register

Johnson County Courthouse

Established in 1857, Johnson County is one of the earliest counties in Nebraska. Tecumseh, which was designated the county seat, was platted in 1856. The present courthouse dates from the 1880s period of

Tecumseh, NE Historic Courthouses

Carnegie Building

The first public libraries for Tecumseh were not pretentious. They were kept in private homes, at the city hall and elsewhere, with such books and magazines as could be secured through contributions and otherwise. The women of the city carried on the work of librarians. June 6, 1907

Tecumseh, NE Carnegie Libraries

Gazebo

The gazebo on the southeast corner of the Courthouse Square was built as a prop for the TV mini-series, "AMERIKA,"

Tecumseh, NE Landmarks

Tecumseh Opera House

The Tecumseh Opera House is a two-story brick building on the west side of the courthouse square. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the building was built in 1880 by W.R. Spicknell and W.H. Hassett.

Tecumseh, NE National Register

Things to do near Tecumseh, NE

Hebron Country Club

Course Access: PrivateHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...

Aurand Hall

The history, heritage and frontier life of Nuckolls County are seen here in Aurand Hall. This hall was given by Mr. & Mrs. E...

Mahoney SP Fishing

There are two lakes on the park, 4 1/2-acre Owen Marina Lake and 10-acre Quest Lake. Fishing is allowed in both lakes sub...

Industrial Tours Sites

Upon request, several local businesses offer industrial tours of their plant locations. Possible tours incl...