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Mowry Bluff Historic Site


category : Archaeology
National Historic Register - Mowry Bluff is a small Upper Republican Phase hamlet occupied during the twelfth century A.D. The site is located on the crest of a high bluff overlooking the Medicine Creek Valley.

Archaeological work at Mowry Bluff and a companion site on the Missouri River provided a framework to re-evaluate late prehistoric cultural history in the Central Plains.


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Sunny Hillside Country School

Adding a touch of history to McKinley Park's highlights, the 1885

Cambridge, NE Historic Schoolhouses

McKinley Park

A relaxing life-style in harmony with nature and the true spirit of Cambridge is reflected on the 50 beautiful acres of McKinley Park. Mature swaying Cottonwoods create an umbrella of shade out across the great lawn, inviting visitors to experience Cambridge's "Field of Dreams"

Cambridge, NE Recreation

Cambridge State Aid Bridge

Established by the Nebraska State Legislature in 1911, the state aid bridge program was designed to assist the counties in construction of major river crossings. In February 1913

Cambridge, NE Historic Bridges

Cross Creek Golf Links

Cross Creek Golf Links is a new 18 hole golf facility featuring challenging links-style golf across mounds, bunkers, and rolling terrain. There is large practice area with driving range, chipping and putting greens.

Cambridge, NE Golf Courses

Historic Barn

Many historic barns can be found throughout the surrounding area. Built without nails in 1887

Cambridge, NE Historic Barns

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Lovitt Historical Site

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Mowry Bluff Historic Site

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