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Ravenna, Nebraska

Ravenna, Nebraska

"Jak se mas, Joe?" (How are you, Joe?) "Dobre, Barta, jak ti?" (Fine, Barta, how are you?)

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"Vie gehts, Emil?" (How goes it, Emil?) "Gahnst gut!" (It goes good!)

Now and then you can still hear Czech spoken on the streets of Ravenna, however, from its beginning through the 1930s, Czech and German were commonly heard, and businessmen greeted customers in their native tongue. Businesses were generally owned by Czechs and English-speaking Americans from eastern states. Farmers were German, Czech, English, Irish, Scotch, Scandinavian, or of other European backgrounds.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Things to do near Ravenna, NE

Recreation

The Lincoln County are has long been a favorite of outdoor enthusiasts. They can hike, bike, fish, boat and hunt all w...

Grand Island Little Theatre

Grand Island Little Theatre is home for community theatre in the Grand Island area. We have been going strong since 1960. Our...

Red Willow Hunting

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Furnas County Museum

Beautiful dishes, old furniture, tools, and clothing of yesteryear. ...