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Fairbury, Nebraska

  • Frontier Fun Park

    Frontier Fun Park

    Nebraska's first community-built playground was built in 1995. The Frontier Fun Park is constructed entirely of wood. It was funded and built completely by the community for the children of today ...
    Frontier Fun Park

  • Fairbury City Park

    Fairbury City Park

    Tourists, outdoorsmen and nature lovers have plenty of opportunities to take full advantage of the great outdoors while in Fairbury.

    Fairbury has acres and acres and acres of parks.

    Fairbury City Park
  • Campgrounds

    Alexandria State Lakes:
    Open year-round.
    This scenic area east of Alexandria encompasses 1,769 acres of park and wildlife lands including 47 ...
    Campgrounds

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Bonham Theatre

Both the Bonham Theatre, and the First National Bank, located on the northwest corner of Fifth and E streets, were at one time owned by Luther Bonham.

Bonham Theatre'

Fairbury, NE Theatres

Carnegie Library

In 1907, the Fairbury community received a grant of $12,500 from Andrew Carnegie. Ground was broken on October 5, 1908, and the library opened to the public December 10, 1909

Fairbury, NE Carnegie Libraries

Smith Lime Kiln

A long-abandoned lime kiln, looking very much like a large stone chimney stands along the River Road northwest of Fairbury. For a period of at least 20 years, it was the sight of a lime-burning operation where limestone was heated, or "calcined"

Fairbury, NE National Register

Campbell Bros. Circus -1885 to 1913

"Above the roar of the lions, the music of the calliope, and the laughter and chatter of the throngs of people, the cries of the circus barker were heard throughout the towns and cities where this great circus performed."

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Fairbury, NE One Of A Kinds

Jefferson County Courthouse

The Fairbury Journal-News once printed that the Jefferson County Courthouse was not a museum, but perhaps it should qualify. Business is still conducted daily but visitors may wish to stop in just to have a look at the building and it's contents. Built in 1891 at a cost of $60,000

Fairbury, NE Historic Courthouses

Things to do near Fairbury, NE

Wildlife and Hunting

Abundant wildlife exists along the Republican river, only one mile south of Superior. Canoeing and tubing on the river are po...