It took a special breed of people to turn the Wild West into a land of prosperity. Today, their legacy is our way of life. The spirit embodied by the pioneer frontiersman, Indian, railroader, and cowboy is still alive.
The Lincoln County area still embodies the adventurous spirit of the western pioneers. Come experience the friendly, Midwestern hospitality and live the adventure of the Wild West.
Explore Lincoln County
At the entrance of Cody Park, visitors will find the Wild West Memorial. This is near the site of the historic Old Glory Blowout, the first spectator rodeo held in 1882 staged by Buffalo Bill. The Wild West Memorial has been created as a tribute to the father of rodeo - Buffalo Bill Cody.North Platte, NE Memorials
Over 100 years of history is preserved and attractively displayed at the Lincoln County Historical Museum. Authentic tools, weapons, wagons, buildings and other remnants of the frontier era are among the thousands of items on display. From December, 1941 to April 1, 1946North Platte, NE Museums
The 20th Century Veterans' Memorial is a permanent memorial dedicated to and honoring the military men and women of the United States who served their country during the 20th Century. The monument is located in North Platte's Iron Horse Park, which is adjacent to the busy "crossroads"North Platte, NE Memorials