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Nebraska State Genealogical Center/Public Library


category : Genealogy

The Beatrice Public Library houses the 3000-volume Nebraska State Genealogical Society Collection, the D.A.R. Lineage Books and materials from the Southeast Nebraska Genealogical Society collection.


The climate-controlled Heritage Room, with oak furniture from the 1903 Carnegie building, includes collections of rare books and maps and local history materials and Internet access.


Beatrice Public Library and Arboretum was built in 1991 on the site of the
former Sonderegger Nurseries. A display on the nurseries can be viewed at the Gage County Museum. The Nebraska Statewide Arboretum features rare trees and a wildflower and prairie grass garden. An original, life-size bronze sculpture, "Storybooks," at the entrance was designed by George Lundeen of Colorado.



Address: Corner of 16th and Court Streets
Phone: 402-223-3584

Come visit us in Beatrice, Nebraska

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Paddock Hotel

In 1888 U.S. Senator Algernon Paddock built a hotel and a large opera house. That structure was destroyed by fire on August
1, 1919. Two years later a hotel company was organized, resulting in the New Paddock Hotel, which was completed in 1924.

Beatrice, NE Historic Hotels

Prairie Playground

Prairie Playground is located near the Beatrice YMCA. If you are visiting for a tournament, rest assured the younger tikes will be busy with Prairie Playground.

Beatrice, NE Fun Centers

Homestead National Monument of America

The Homestead Act of 1862 - By the 1850's, huge land acquisitions had filled out the continental United States. the country's sheer vastness strengthened the conviction that the public domain

Beatrice, NE National Monuments

Chautaqua Tabernacle

The Chautauqua, which operated annual summer assemblies from 1889 until the 1920's, based on high moral standards and offered secular and religious

Beatrice, NE Historic Churches

City Parks & RV Camps

Chautauqua Park - This city park winds around the Big Blue River with acres of shaded, scenic recreation areas. Located next to the historic Chautauqua Tabernacle pavilion the RV camping area has complete facilities including hookups for 15-20

Beatrice, NE RV Parks

Things to do Genealogy near Beatrice, NE

Nebraska State Genealogical Center/Public Library

The Beatrice Public Library houses the 3000-volume Nebraska State Genealogical Society Collection, the D.A.R. Lineage Book...

Genealogy

Since many people search for their family histories, the genealogy rooms in the Thayer County Museum in Belvidere are ones of...