U.S. Troops first occupied a temporary camp known as Sidney Barracks in the summer of 1867 to protect Union Pacific Railroad construction crews. The post was officially established in November 1867. In 1869
The Christ Episcopal Church was built in 1866 as the original church of Fort Sidney. This unique church blends past and present. Today parishioners worship where Indians and frontiersman came together in a spirit of love and cooperation.
Take a walk through the past and discover the historical buildings of downtown Sidney. The 44 buildings include many that are registered with the National Register of Historic Places. Below are just a few of the buildings you can see in this beautiful piece of history in Sidney.