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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.



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Pilgrim Congregational Church and Manse

Constructed in 1870-71, this building served as both a chapel and a training school. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Niobrara, NE Historic Churches

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


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

Niobrara Railroad Bridge - NHR

The old railroad bridge northwest of Niobrara provides a walking bridge from Niobrara to the Niobrara State Park. It was built in 1929 as a replacement for a 1902

Niobrara, NE National Register

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Knoell-Bang Farmstead

The Christopher Knoell Farmstead, located near Fremont, is an example of a well-preserved, late nineteenth century farmste...