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Tecumseh, Nebraska

  • Gazebo

    The gazebo on the southeast corner of the Courthouse Square was built as a prop for the TV mini-series, "AMERIKA," that was filmed in Tecumseh....
    Gazebo

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Chief Tecumseh

The town of Tecumseh, Nebraska was named after the great Shawnee (Shawenese) Indian Chief Tecumseh born in 1768. At the moment of his birth a comet flashed low across the sky. His father, who was a respected Shawnee warrior named Puckesinwa, named his son "Tecumseh" or "

Tecumseh, NE Indian Heritage

Old Johnson County Jail

The historic Johnson County jail was constructed in 1872 of native limestone. The huge blocks for the jail proper were secured from a quarry on Yankee Creek, 4 1/2

Tecumseh, NE Pioneer Life

Memorial Cannon

This replica of a World War I cannon stands on the west courthouse lawn in memory of the USS Maine destroyed in the Havana Harbor, February 15, 1898.

Tecumseh, NE Memorials

Gazebo

The gazebo on the southeast corner of the Courthouse Square was built as a prop for the TV mini-series, "AMERIKA,"

Tecumseh, NE Landmarks

Carnegie Building

The first public libraries for Tecumseh were not pretentious. They were kept in private homes, at the city hall and elsewhere, with such books and magazines as could be secured through contributions and otherwise. The women of the city carried on the work of librarians. June 6, 1907

Tecumseh, NE Carnegie Libraries

Things to do near Tecumseh, NE

Hillsdale Cemetery

Overlooking the Missouri River on a high Nebraska bluff is the abandoned pioneer cemetery with markers dating from the mid-18...

Platte River State Park

Scenic park in the woodlands of the Platte River Valley. Enjoy the spectacular vistas from atop the Lincoln Journal Tower. Bu...

Ashland Bridge - NHR

In late August 1935 the Saunders County Commissioners voted to file for funding from the Federal Emergency Rel...