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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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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

Niobrara, NE National Register

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

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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:

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Niobrara Museum

Included in the displays and items of our interesting past in the museum are:

  • Collections of items from Niobrara and surrounding area
  • Documents of the three Niobrara towns' activities
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Knoell-Bang Farmstead

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