From original homestead cabins to the architectural wonders of the State Capitol, the Land of the Pioneers is a rich and exciting land to explore. Historic attractions and events in the river towns of the east complement the prairie experience, ethnic cultures, and modern highlights found in towns and cities to the west. If variety is the spice of your life, you'll love touring this area.
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The Museum of Memories is a three-building complex operated by a group of volunteer's who work at the museum each week. The museum began in 1973 after the property was donated by the members of the Irish Lutheran Church of Syracuse. The property consisted of an over 100Syracuse, NE Museums
The Richardson County Military History Museum is located in the east entrance of the Richardson County Courthouse, in Falls City, Nebraska. This museum is dedicated to preserving the rich military history of those men and women who served our nation.
Falls City, NE Museums
Spacious Lincoln Park has a shaded camping area with cement pads and free hookups for 20 campers, as well as a beautiful botanical garden. A dump station and modern restrooms are also provided, as well as a horseshoe pitching area, sand volleyball, tennis courts, picnic shelters and a children'Superior, NE RV Parks
The new Strategic Air Command (SAC) Museum stands as a tribute to the men and women of SAC who safeguarded liberty around the globe for nearly 50 years. The story of SAC and its people is preserved for future generations within the wall of this extraordinary Museum. The Strategic Air &Ashland, NE Museums
Stanton Lake Park is a beautiful lake site for picnics, day activities, or camping.
The camping area has trailer hookups for water, electricity, and sewer. The park also has showers, a dumping station, lake fishing, picnic shelter areas, playground equipment, and sand volleyball courts.Falls City, NE Recreation
The Kehlbeck Farmstead, located near Avoca, is a remarkably well-preserved farmstead composed of twenty-three buildings illustrating an early twentieth century general farm operation. Noteworthy buildings include the two-story frame house, built in 1907Avoca, NE National Register
Many of the homes in Ashland carry a legacy of their own with some residences dating back over 100 years, and a majority of these are still lived in. One of these historic homes is over 135 years old and is still lived in without much visible change in its exterior appearance. In 1864Ashland, NE Historic Homes
Built about 1877 the Isaac Newton Clark House is a good example of Gothic Revival residence, a relatively rare building type in Nebraska. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Isaac Newton Clark was born in Ohio in 1836 and moved to Sutton in January 1872Sutton, NE National Register