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Grand Island, Nebraska

  • Fort O.K. Cannon

    Fort O.K. Cannon The cannon located on the South lawn of the Courthouse is dated 1853 and with the forged stamp of AMES CO. FOUNDERS, CHICOPEE, MASS.

    "This cannon was left at Fort O.K. August 22, 1865 by Major...
    Fort O.K. Cannon

  • Historical Markers in Hall County

    California and Overland Trail Markers - Six identical granite markers were erected on July 4, 1923. The historical markers mark the location of this trail across Hall County. The trail was used by i...
    Historical Markers in Hall County

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Carnegie Public Library Building

National Register of Historic Places

On April 27, 1903, President Theodore Roosevelt broke ground for the construction of a new Grand Island public library. A $20,000

Grand Island, NE NATIONAL REGISTER

St. Mary's Cathedral

Cathedral of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary - National Register of Historic Places

St. Mary's Cathedral is one of the finest Late Gothic Revival churches in the state, constructed in 1926-28

Grand Island, NE Historic Churches

Mrs. H.J. Bartenbach House

National Register of Historic Places

The house is a distinct and significant example of a Nebraska dwelling designed in the Moderne style of the 1930s, a style never widely popular in the state. The original house, a one-story Victorian dwelling constructed in 1893

Grand Island, NE NATIONAL REGISTER

Oscar Roeser House

National Register of Historic Places

The Oscar Roeser House was built in 1908

Grand Island, NE NATIONAL REGISTER

Hall County Courthouse

One of the finest examples of Beaux-Arts Classicism architecture in the Midwest, the Hall County Courthouse was formally accepted in January, 1904. Note the central section'

Grand Island, NE National Register

Things to do near Grand Island, NE

Medicine Creek Hunting

In the fall, hunters find that Medicine Creek is one of the finest public hunting areas in the state. Its wildlife lands lie ...

Swanson Reservoir Camping

Spring Canyon offers top-notch camping facilities, with modern restrooms and showers, 50 rock-surfaced pads (45 with e...