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Ponca, Nebraska

  • Cook's Blacksmith Shop Museum

    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, is owned by t...
    Cook's Blacksmith Shop Museum

  • Adam's House Museum

    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 s...
    Adam's House Museum

Attractions and Upcoming Events

The Ponca Tribe

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

Ponca, NE Indian Heritage

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

Carnegie Library - NHR

This brick structure, faced on three sides with stone, was constructed in 1913, and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It is the second to last library to be built with funds donated by Andrew Carnegie. It now contains over 7,712 volumes.

Ponca, NE National Register

Historic Downtown Walking Tour

The Ponca Historic District comprises a ten-square-block area that includes the downtown commercial area and a portion of the residential environs. The district contains houses, churches, commercial buildings, and public and

Ponca, NE Tours

Highland Oaks Golf Course

Highland Oaks Golf Course lying along the Missouri River's spectacular bluffs, combines a distinctive design with the Ponca State Park'

Ponca, NE Recreation

Things to do near Ponca, NE

Pierce Historical Society Museum

Buildings include an old railroad depot, rural school house, a blacksmith shop and a farm machinery building. S...

Bancroft Notables

-- Joseph "Iron Eye" LaFlesche, last chief of the Omahas. One of his daughters, Susan LaFlesche Picotte, was the first wo...

Lyons City Park and RV Camping

Located on the west end of Lyons, the park has full hookups for campers with showers and toilets; a swimming pool; picnic ...

Nebraska Motorplex

The Nebraska Motorplex is located in Scribner. An old World War II military base is the home to one of Nebraska's finest...