Beatrice, Nebraska

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Beatrice, Nebraska, USA

Attractions in Beatrice, Nebraska

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Elijah Filley Stone Barn
    2 miles south of Filley off Nebraska Highway 4
    402-228-1679, This local landmark was built in 1874, and was the part of the farm of Elijah Filley his wife Emma and their two sons. It is listed on the National Register of Historic... more info

  • Gage County Courthouse
    Sixth and Grant Streets, Beatrice, NE 68310
    402-223-1300, This Romanesque courthouse features a beautiful clock tower. The building was made famous by Laura Ingalls Wilder, who mentioned the Courthouse in her diary in 1894. ... more info  map

Historic Sites & Monuments

  • Homestead National Monument of America
    4 miles west on State Highway 4
    402-223-3514, The Homestead Act of 1862 was one of the most significant and enduring events in the westward expansion of the United States . Homestead National Monument of America and... more info  map

  • Oregon Trail Marker
    Located 2 Miles West of Lanham
    402-228-1679, A triangular monument markes the location where over 300,000 travelers crossed from Kansas into Nebraska on the historic Oregon Trail of the 1840's. more info

Libraries & Research Centers

  • Beatrice Public Library
    Corner of Sixteenth and Court Streets, Beatrice, NE 68310
    402-223-3584, This library houses the 3000 volume Nebraska State Genealogical Society Collection, the D.A.R. Lineage Books and materials from the Southeast Nebraska Genealogical... more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • Gage County Historical Museum
    101 North Second Street, Beatrice, NE 68310
    402-228-1679, Housed in the original Burlington Depot, this museum traces the history of each town in the county. The Museum's displays show the history of the industries,... more info  map

  • Wymore Train Station Museum
    Main Street, Wymore, NE 68310
    Train enthusiasts will love this opportunity to learn more about the history of the rail in Nebraska. more info  map

  

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