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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

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Historic Depot

In the years from 1863 to 1868 the railroad had become a certainty. During the five year period, the first operations of mapping, surveying, setting telegraph poles and planning the roadbed had been completed. The railroad through this territory was completed in 1868

Gothenburg, NE Railroad History


Veterans' War Memorial

Located on the west shore of Lake Helen, this memorial is a reminder of sacrifices made by veterans and their families of all wars. The names listed commemorate local residents who gave their lives. World War I:

Gothenburg, NE Memorials

City Parks

Gothenburg has four parks covering 55 acres. Facilities include swings, picnic areas, pool, athletic fields, football stadium, ball parks, camping areas, and playground equipment. Two playgrounds in Gothenburg have all types of playground equipment. Lafayette Park:

Gothenburg, NE RV Parks

1320 Lake Avenue

James E. Norsworthy came to Gothenburg with his wife Sarah in 1889. In 1905 he built this lovely 2-1/2

Gothenburg, NE Historic Homes

Things to do near Gothenburg, NE

Rock Creek State Fish Hatchery/Recreation Area

Recreation area open year-round for fishing and primitive camping. ...

Mowry Bluff Historic Site

National Historic Register - Mowry Bluff is a small Upper Republican Phase hamlet occupied during the twelfth century ...

Red Willow Boating

Near the concession and Kiwanis Point, there are two boat ramps, mooring docks, designated swimming beach, fish cleaning stat...