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Scotts Bluff County Courthouse


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Scotts Bluff County Courthouse What is presently Scotts Bluff County was carved out of Cheyenne County in an 1888 election. The following year Gering won an election designating it as the county seat. In 1891 the first courthouse was built. The courthouse served adequately, but discussion of a replacement building took place at the turn of the century. Despite this talk, there was no immediate action. Not until 1919 did voters approve a bond issue for a new building. Construction began the following year and in 1921 the new Classical Revival-style courthouse opened. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places.


Address: 10th and Q Streets

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Scotts Bluff County Courthouse

What is presently Scotts Bluff County was carved out of Cheyenne County in an 1888 election. The following year Gering won an election designating it as the county seat. In 1891

Gering, NE Historic Courthouses

Five Rocks Amphitheater

The Five Rocks Amphitheater and pavilion houses bands and other open-air entertainment in the summer months, as well as Thursday night movies with a "drive-in"-like atmosphere. Tickets for Five Rocks Events are available at the City of Gering offices, 1025 "P" Street.

Gering, NE Theatres

Scotts Bluff National Monument

Named for fur trapper Hiram Scott, this imposing natural formation was originally called ma-a-pa-te ("hill that is hard to go around") by Indians in the region. Scotts Bluff, rising 800 ft above the surrounding valley floor, and 4649

Gering, NE Landmarks

Garlock Cabin

In early 2001, the North Platte Valley Museum embarked on an ambitious project to move part of a 113 year-old cabin from it's original "home" in Gering, Nebraska several blocks to the inside exhibition area of the Museum. Construction on the cabin began in 1887

Gering, NE Pioneer Life

North Platte Valley Museum

When you think of the days of the old settlers, a picture of horse-drawn carriages, covered wagons, one-room schoolhouses, general stores, sod houses and a simpler way of life enters your mind. That's exactly what you will find at Western Nebraska'

Gering, NE Museums

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