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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

George Winslow Monument

This monument is situated on a grassy knoll of a field. On April 26, 1849, 25 members of the Boston-Newton Joint Stock Association left Boston, Mass., to travel overland to the gold fields of California. On May 29

Fairbury, NE Monuments

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

Campbell Bros. Circus Mural

The Campbell Bros. Circus and other highlights of historic Fairbury are captured on this mural on the side of Globe Rexall Drugstore in downtown Fairbury.

The picture was created by Echo & Jeff Easton & Greg Holdren. The scene is 140 feet long & 38

Fairbury, NE Arts

Four Corner Survey Marker

The Kansas-Nebraska Act of May 30, 1854, created the territories of Nebraska and Kansas, which had to be surveyed before settlement of the prairies could proceed. On May 8, 1855, Charles A. Manners set a cast-iron monument on the bluff west of the Missouri river at 40-degrees north latitude. In 1855

Fairbury, NE Historical Markers

Things to do near Fairbury, NE

Industrial Tours Sites

Upon request, several local businesses offer industrial tours of their plant locations. Possible tours incl...