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Cambridge State Aid Bridge


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Cambridge State Aid Bridge Established by the Nebraska State Legislature in 1911, the state aid bridge program was designed to assist the counties in construction of major river crossings. In February 1913 Furnas County first applied for state aid to build a bridge across the Republican River south of Cambridge. The bridge was constructed in 1914. Over its twenty-five-year duration, the state aid bridge program was responsible for some seventy-seven structures, seventeen of which were concrete arch spans. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Cambridge Bridge is distinguished among these as one of the two oldest remaining.


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McKinley Park

A relaxing life-style in harmony with nature and the true spirit of Cambridge is reflected on the 50 beautiful acres of McKinley Park. Mature swaying Cottonwoods create an umbrella of shade out across the great lawn, inviting visitors to experience Cambridge's "Field of Dreams"

Cambridge, NE Recreation

Cambridge State Aid Bridge

Established by the Nebraska State Legislature in 1911, the state aid bridge program was designed to assist the counties in construction of major river crossings. In February 1913

Cambridge, NE Historic Bridges

Cambridge Museum

The Cambridge Museum showcases an impressive display of Native American artifacts, pioneer weaponry, agricultural tools, fossils, and coin and stamp collections. Furnishings of pioneer homes and businesses recreate the early life-style of Cambridge in period room displays. Southwest Nebraska'

Cambridge, NE Museums

Historic Barn

Many historic barns can be found throughout the surrounding area. Built without nails in 1887

Cambridge, NE Historic Barns


Things to do Historic Bridges near Cambridge, NE