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Post Office Mural - NHR

The former Valentine United States Post Office, constructed in 1936-37, is a one-story, brick and limestone Modernistic style building. While the building retains a high degree of integrity, its national historical significance derives

Valentine, NE National Register

Arthur Bowring Sandhills Ranch Historical Park

Ever wonder what ranch life was like during the settlement of the Sandhills in the late 1800's? A visit to the Arthur Bowring Sandhills State Historical Park will let you see

Valentine, NE Museums

National Wildlife Refuges

One of the world's unique geological areas,k the 19,000-square-mile Sandhills in north-central Nebraska is a vast region of sand dunes blown in by winds about 8,000 years ago. The nearby unchartable maze of grass-covered dunes scared away early pioneers.

Valentine, NE Wildlife Refuges

Cherry County Courthouse - NHR

Although Cherry County is the largest county (in square miles) in Nebraska, early settlement did not occur until the late 1870s. By the early 1880s, however, settlement began to increase spurred on, in part, by the construction of the railroad. In 1883

Valentine, NE National Register

Cowboy Trail

By the late 1800s, the United States saw railroad tracks stretched, like a giant web, across its entirety, carrying cargo and travelers towards settlement in the West. Long silenced, abandoned, and almost forgotten, a hundred years later the rails are beginning to see travelers once again. They'

Valentine, NE Recreation

Things to do near Valentine, NE

Nebraska State Grange Historical Marker

During the 1870s, the Grange was the major voice of the American farmer. Its social, educational and fraternal ac...

Calamus Reservoir Boating

There are five public boat ramps where access can be gained to the lake. As always be careful in low water conditions and ...

Village of Sparks

Situated in the unique Niobrara River Valley, this historic village began with the 1885 organization of the Sparks School ...

War Memorial

The American Legion was instrumental in erecting a beautiful memorial for veterans serving in World War II, Korean, Vietnam a...

Davis Creek Camping

Facilities at the lake include boating access, restrooms, picnic facilities, primitive camping, and a handicapped accessible ...