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Ponca, Nebraska

  • War Memorials

    War Memorials

    Union Memorial - "Sacred to the memory of the boys who wore the blue from 1861 - 1865.

    Loss of Lives: North, 359,529 -- South, 349,556"

    War Memorials

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Indian Hill Archeological District - NHR

A cluster of eighteen prehistoric archeological sites within less than one-half square mile constitutes the Indian Hill District located near Newcastle. Indian Hill is the only exclusively prehistoric archeological district yet designated in Nebraska and is listed on the

Ponca, NE Archaeology

Dixon County Courthouse - NHR

Built about 25 years after Dixon County was established, the Dixon County Courthouse was built in 1883-84 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Dixon County was established in 1858. Several communities competed for the county seat designation, including

Ponca, NE Historic Courthouses

Cook's Blacksmith Shop Museum

The blacksmith shop was built in 1901 by C.O. Cook, who operated his business for over thirty years. The building, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places

Ponca, NE Museums


Adam's House Museum

The Adam's House was built in 1882 by E.D. Ayers, a druggist in Ponca in the nineteenth century. In 1904, the house was purchased by Sam and Della Adams who had farmed in Silvercreek Township for several years prior to purchasing the house. In 1934

Ponca, NE Museums

Things to do near Ponca, NE

Hoot Gibson Memorial Rodeo Arena

Tekamah's well-attended June rodeo, annually honors Tekamah native, Hoot Gibson, a famous cowboy stunt man in silent movies d...