Four barns still remain that were part of the U.S. Indian Industrial School (1844-1934) in Genoa, Nebraska. The school was self sufficient raising their own beef and dairy cattle and maintaining ga... Genoa Indian School Barns
The brick smokestack stands alone where at one time it was attached to the power house that made steam heat which heated the buildings at the Indian Industrial School through underground tunnels. Electricity was also produced in this building.
Founded in 1884, the U.S. Indian Industrial School was located on 320 acres in the town of Genoa. Opening
with only one building, the school grew to include thirty-nine structures on 640 acres and a maximum student population of