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Niobrara Railroad Bridge - NHR


category : National Register
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 bridge across the river. It spans the Niobrara River
just before it empties into the Missouri. A wood
deck complete with rails and benches has been
constructed over the entire length of the railroad
bridge providing excellent opportunities for
fishing, birdwatching, and nature enthusiasts. The
bridge is registered in the National Register of
Historic Places
.


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Mormon Monument

In 1846 Newell Knight, his family, and a company of Mormons left Nauvoo, Illinois to search out a home in the Rocky Mountains. Due to hardships, the group could not go on and they built a fort of log cabins by the Niobrara

Niobrara, NE Monuments

Niobrara Valley Golf Course

This nine-hole course with grass greens was built on the old town site. Carts available for rent.

Niobrara, NE Recreation

Ponca Tribe Marker

This has been the homeland of the Ponca Indians since earliest recorded history. In 1866, the Federal government signed the treaty of Fort Laramie, which transferred the land to the Sioux without the permission of the Ponca. Treaties made with the government in 1856

Niobrara, NE Historical Markers

Sage Brothers Memorial

The Sage Brothers Memorial plaque was originally placed at the entrance to Sage Brothers Memorial Field. In 1999 it was moved to downtown Niobrara, just north of the Niobrara Mall.

Niobrara, NE Memorials

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

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