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Gothenburg, Nebraska

  • Swedish Crosses Cemetery

    Swedish Crosses CemeteryFor over a century, three unique crosses have been a lasting symbol of the Swedish heritage of Gothenburg. In the early 1880s, Peter and Anna Berg, along with Anna's parents, the Benjamin Palms, ca...
    Swedish Crosses Cemetery

Attractions and Upcoming Events

The Sun Theatre

The Sun Theatre was built and used as an opera house from 1909-1926. In 1927, the theatre was opened by Glen VanWey. Children were charged 10 cents and adults 20 cents for silent movies accompanied by an orchestra. The 1930

Gothenburg, NE Theatres

Gothenburg Carnegie Library

The library was built in 1916 with assistance from a $7,000

Gothenburg, NE Carnegie Libraries

Pony Express Mural

The Pony Express galloped through the West in 18 short months before Nebraska gained statehood. The historic value of those early times is being preserved in Gothenburg, which was named Pony Express Capital of Nebraska in 1991

Gothenburg, NE Arts


Swedish Crosses Cemetery

For over a century, three unique crosses have been a lasting symbol of the Swedish heritage of Gothenburg. In the early 1880s, Peter and Anna Berg, along with Anna'

Gothenburg, NE Cemeteries

Things to do near Gothenburg, NE

O'Fallon's Bluff

Conestoga wagons on the Oregon Trail were forced to follow a very narrow trail between the bluff and the Platte River. ...

Willa Cather Memorial Prairie

Five miles south of Red Cloud, Nebraska, the Willa Cather Memorial Prairie is a botanical treasure consisting of 608 acres of...

Swanson Reservoir Fishing

The water clarity of the lake has a special appeal for both boaters and anglers. High water years in the early 1980's cut dow...