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Holdrege, Nebraska

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    RecreationCity parks comprise 65 acres with an olympic size heated swimming pool, playground equipment, and a 12-acre lake for fishing and boating, picnic areas, and lovely walking paths. Six hard-surface,...
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C B & Q Depot

The Chicago, Burlington, and Quincy (C B & Q) Railroad depot was built in 1910. Also known as Ironhorse Station, the depot, listed on the National Register of Historic Places

Holdrege, NE Railroad History

Phelps County Courthouse

The railroad offered a city block to the citizens of Holdrege if they would build a courthouse. The ambitious merchants promptly provided the funds and the cornerstone was dedicated on October 10, 1884. Subsequently, the voters approved removal of the county seat to Holdrege on November 11

Holdrege, NE Historic Courthouses

Recreation

City parks comprise 65 acres with an olympic size heated swimming pool, playground equipment, and a 12-acre lake for fishing and boating, picnic areas, and lovely walking paths.

Holdrege, NE Recreation

Bronze Sculpture

Greeting visitors to Holdrege is the beautiful 12' bronze sculpture, "Promise of the Prairie", by native artist, George Lundeen. It is a promise for today and tomorrow; The promise that living in Phelps County is a good life with room to grow and laugh and love.

Holdrege, NE Arts

Things to do near Holdrege, NE

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. S...

Sherman Fishing

Fishing and power boating are the mainstays of this central Nebraska reservoir. Rugged drainage ways branch off the main rese...