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Cozad, Nebraska

  • Historical Markers

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

    Historical Markers

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Union Pacific Depot

On October 15, 1866, the Union Pacific Railroad track laying crews reached the "100th Meridian"

Cozad, NE Railroad History

John J. Cozad - Biography

It was a beautiful summer Sunday in 1872

Cozad, NE Famous People

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

"The Little Church By the Park"

In 1909, a little white frame church was built on an acre of ground donated by Ernest and Mary Love. It was called New Hope. Around the year 1920

Cozad, NE Historic Churches

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

Things to do near Cozad, NE

Walter Klem House

The Walter Klem House, designed in the English Cottage style, is located in Kearney. Historic housing stock in the city pred...

Cozad Country Club

Cozad Country Club is now open to the public! Come play on this beautiful 18-hole golf course surrounded with stunning native...