4th of July Celebration and Fireworks

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Event# 402-335-3570

Event Details

The City of Tecumseh fireworks display takes place on the 4th of July every summer. Children's activities will begin at 7:30 p.m. Free Hot dogs and water will be served. The fireworks show begins at dusk (around 9:30 p.m.) on the Johnson County Fairgrounds located on the west edge of town. Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy the show!! (rain date is July 5th)

To donate to the fireworks fund, call Bruce Dalluge at 402-335-3344 or via email at

4th of July Celebration and Fireworks

Phone : 402-335-3570   (Always call and confirm events.)

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Carnegie Building

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Memorial Cannon

This replica of a World War I cannon stands on the west courthouse lawn in memory of the USS Maine destroyed in the Havana Harbor, February 15, 1898.

Tecumseh, NE Memorials

Chief Tecumseh

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Tecumseh, NE Indian Heritage

Johnson County Courthouse

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