McCook Army Air Base - McCook Army Air Base, activated April 1, 1943, was one of 11 Army Air Force training bases in Nebraska during World War II. Some 15,000 servicemen and 500 civilians were stationed here. The 2,100 acre base included three 150 by 7,500-foot concrete runways, five hangars, and barracks for 5,000 men. The base closed December 31, 1945.
Located seven miles north of McCook on Highway 83
George Norris Home
Located at 706 Norris Avenue in McCook
Prisoner-of-War Camp - German P.O.W. camp built in 1943.
Located one mile north of Indianola
Pawnee Woman's Grave
Located in the Indianola City Park on Highway 6 & 34
Mallalieu University - Rev. Allen Bartley founded the town of Bartley in June of 1886, as the site of this university. By the summer of 1886, 27 buildings had been constructed in the new town for Mallalieu University, named for the founding bishop. Due to economic conditions, the university was forced to close but the town continued on.
Located in the Bartley Town Park on Highway 6 & 34
First Homestead Red Willow County Marker
The Round Sale Barn
Located in Bartley
Copper Kettle Monument - a Nebraska State Historical Marker
Located in Norris Park
Nelson Buck Survey Party Massacre Marker
Bohemian Families' Marker
Blue Star Memorial Marker - a memorial for service personnel.
Come visit us in McCook, Nebraska