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National Register Sites in Knox County


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National Register Sites in Knox County

Bloomfield - Pospeshil Theater (1906): Elaborate pressed tin ceiling, fanciful woodwork.


- Carnegie Library: Being transformed into a museum. 402-373-4771


Center - Knox County Courthouse (1935)


Crofton - Bogner's Historic Argo Hotel and Bed and Breakfast: Restored 1912 red brick hotel now a hotel, steakhouse, and lounge. 211 W. Kansas St. 402-388-2400.


Niobrara - Niobrara River Bridge: Built in 1929 to replace 1902 bridge across the river.


- Rad Sladkovsky (Z.C.B.J.): Located in the Pishelville or "Second Bottom" Bohemian community, first settled in 1869-70.


Santee Indian Reservation - Pilgrim Congregational Church and Manse (1870-71: Served as both chapel and training school.


- Church of Our Most Merciful Saviour (1884): Only surviving Episcopal mission.


Verdel - Ponca Fort Site: Occupied 1790-1800.


Verdigre - Commercial Hotel (1900): Beautifully restored two-story hotel today offers dining and features antiques and quilts. Excellent example of hotels built between 1854-1900. 217 Main St. 402-668-2386.


- Gross State Aid Bridge: One of the few intact state aid structures remaining.


- Verdigre Heritage Museum Complex: Features Czech heritage and community history. Corner of Second Ave and Main St.


- Z.C.B.J. Hall: 1904 Opera House. 401 Main. 402-668-2391.


Wausa - "Old Sweden in Knox County": Home-crafted Swedish symbols, historic homes and commercial buildings and three century-old churches. 402-586-2311.


Winnetoon - Winnetoon Jail (1907): Early 20th century small community jail. 402-847-3368.



Come visit us in Niobrara, Nebraska

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Chief Standing Bear

Ponca Chief Standing Bear merely wanted to fulfill a promise; instead, he became part of one of the West's most famous trials. The Chief's son, like many of his tribe, had taken ill after being forced onto a reservation in Oklahoma. On his deathbed, the son uttered a final wish:

Niobrara, NE Indian Heritage

Gavins Point Dam

Gavins Point Dam, part of the 1944 Pick-Sloan Plan, plays an important role in the successful operation of the six main stem dams and reservoirs on the Upper Missouri River Basin. The dam was completed in 1957 at a cost of $51 million.

Niobrara, NE Recreation

Outdoor Mural

This 140 ft. mural on the north side of the museum building was painted by Keith Knutson of Niobrara and Blane Berg of Verdel. It was funded by the Historical Society and represents approximately 200 years of history from Lewis & Clark days to the

Niobrara, NE Arts

Chief Standing Bear Memorial Bridge

The "Chief Standing Bear Memorial Bridge" over the Missouri River is approximately 3000 feet long and 80 feet high over the river on the South Dakota side. It links

Niobrara, NE Memorials


Things to do National Register near Niobrara, NE