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Cozad, Nebraska

  • John J. Cozad - Biography

    John J. Cozad - BiographyIt was a beautiful summer Sunday in 1872, clear and fresh, the only movement on the endless prairie being the wind sweeping over the long grass. The Union Pacific westbound train has passed a short ti...
    John J. Cozad - Biography

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Historical Markers

Three major pioneer trails, the Oregon, the Mormon, and the Chisholm, as well as the Pony Express went through the Cozad area.

Historical Markers

Cozad, NE Monuments


John J. Cozad - Biography

It was a beautiful summer Sunday in 1872

Cozad, NE Famous People

Willow Island Pony Express Station

The Pony Express Station which stands in the Cozad City Park was known officially as the Willow Island Station and was located just south of the present Darr Bridge. The station began in 1838

Cozad, NE Pony Express

The Country School

This one room country school was built around the year 1880, on a site nine miles north and west of the City of Cozad on land owned at that time by David Adle and Christiana Frost Adle. This school was called "The Adle School" because it was on Adle land, although it should have been called "

Cozad, NE Historic Schoolhouses

Things to do near Cozad, NE

Hunting

Hunters come to Harlan County from every state in the Union for deer, turkey, pheasant, quail, ducks, geese, and doves. Su...

Elks Country Club

Course Access: PublicHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...

Furnas County Museum

Beautiful dishes, old furniture, tools, and clothing of yesteryear. ...