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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

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

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

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

Table Creek Golf Course

Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7 days...

Branched Oak Swimming

Two designated swimming beaches and associated picnic areas are located in Area #6 on Liebers Point and Area #10 on the lake'...