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Fairbury, Nebraska

  • Historic Homes Tour

    Historic Homes Tour

    1112 C Street: American Foursquare home built in 1902 by B.G. Dawson.

    1016 D Street: Gothic-Georgian Revival 1910 Showhouse built by architect W.F. Gernandt.

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    Historic Homes Tour

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Historic Square

The Fairbury Commercial District, consisting of a 10-block downtown area of 97 contributing buildings, was officially entered in the National Register of Historic Places on June 20, 1997

Fairbury, NE National Register

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

Fairbury City Museum

This museum has been located for many years on the west side of the downtown square in Fairbury. It is now in a larger building that allows the display of items in a much more pleasant atmosphere and has more space for new items. The museum'

Fairbury, NE Museums

I.0.0.F. Temple Building

What is today known as the Ackerman Building was originally called the I.0.0.F. Temple Building. It was the first building downtown to be placed on the National Register of Historic Places.

The building housed the International Order of Odd Fellows Lodge 54 and was built in 1894-1

Fairbury, NE National Register

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

Things to do near Fairbury, NE

Itha-Krumme Memorial Arboretum

Itha-Krumme Memorial Arboretum is a showcase of Nebraska plants and a place to learn about plant biologies and characteristic...