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Explore Nebraska

Walking Tour

The National Register Historic District in Pawnee City is the economic and geographic center of the community. Fifty-two properties are included in the district and consist of forty- seven commercial building, four houses, and the Pawnee City Courthouse.

Pawnee City, NE Tours

Gloe Brother Service Station

The Gloe Brother Service Station opened in 1933 and remains at its original location in Wood River. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places,it's unique historical contribution has been preserved for use by the Heritage Bank.

Wood River, NE National Register


Bronze Sculpture

Greeting visitors to Holdrege is the beautiful 12' bronze sculpture, "Promise of the Prairie", by native artist, George Lundeen. It is a promise for today and tomorrow; The promise that living in Phelps County is a good life with room to grow and laugh and love.

Holdrege, NE Arts


Victor E. Wilson House

The dwelling was built for Swedish immigrant Victor E. Wilson, who was elected to the state legislature in 1909. During the teens Wilson served

Stromsburg, NE National Register

Bordeaux Trading Post

From about 1857 to 1876, an Indian "trading post" occupied a site near here. Built by James Bordeaux, the trading station was often attacked and set afire by hostile Crow warriors. Fortunately some friendly Sioux Indians came to the rescue and drove off the attacking Crow.

Crawford, NE Pioneer Life

Scott Lookout Tower

You can see the trees and beautiful sand hills countryside for miles when you climb to the top of the Scott Lookout Tower. Visitors may view the sandhills scenery and tree plantations as well as learn about forest fire spotting techniques. The stairway to the observation deck is steep;

Thedford, NE

Ash Hollow Historical Park

Nebraska Game & Parks describes Ash Hollow as the state's "most intriguing and unusual"

Oshkosh, NE Historic Parks

Cedar County Courthouse

The Cedar County courthouse listed on the National Register of Historic Places, was built in 1892 by area builder, Henry Stuckenhoff, at a cost of $19,999

Hartington, NE Historic Courthouses

Steele City Historical District

Four old restored buildings are the main attractions here. The district has a 1900 stone blacksmith's shop in working condition, 1902 stone livery stable, 1880's stone Baptist church and brick bank museum.

Steele City Blacksmith Shop:

Steele City, NE National Register

WWII German POW Interpretive Center

The feature that sets Nebraska Prairie Museum apart from other museums is its unique POW display. German POW's were housed at Camp Atlanta during W.W. II. These prisoners told stories of their exceptional treatment and lifelong friendships that developed through the adversity of war.

Holdrege, NE Museums