List of National Historic Landmarks in Nebraska

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The List of National Historic Landmarks in Nebraska contains the landmarks designated by the U.S. Federal Government for the U.S. state of Nebraska. There are 20 National Historic Landmarks (NHLs) in Nebraska.

Current NHLs in Nebraska[edit]

The twenty NHLs in Nebraska are distributed across 17 of Nebraska's 93 counties.

[1] Landmark name Image Date designated[2] Location County Description
1 Ash Hollow Cave
Ash Hollow Cave
July 19, 1964
(#66000445)
Lewellen
41°17′53″N 102°07′12″W / 41.298056°N 102.12°W / 41.298056; -102.12 (Ash Hollow Cave)
Garden Included in Ash Hollow Historic District
2 William Jennings Bryan House
William Jennings Bryan House
November 6, 1963
(#66000947)
Lincoln
40°47′45″N 96°39′06″W / 40.795806°N 96.65163°W / 40.795806; -96.65163 (William Jennings Bryan House)
Lancaster The home of William Jennings Bryan.
3 CAPTAIN MERIWETHER LEWIS (dustpan dredge)
CAPTAIN MERIWETHER LEWIS (dustpan dredge)
April 11, 1989
(#77000833)
Brownville
40°23′31″N 95°39′02″W / 40.3920°N 95.65066°W / 40.3920; -95.65066 (CAPTAIN MERIWETHER LEWIS (dustpan dredge))
Nemaha
4 Willa Cather House
Willa Cather House
November 11, 1971
(#69000139)
Red Cloud
40°05′07″N 98°31′13″W / 40.08533°N 98.52029°W / 40.08533; -98.52029 (Willa Cather House)
Webster Author Willa Cather's childhood home
5 Coufal Site Upload image
July 19, 1964
(#66000446)
Cotesfield
Coordinates missing
Howard An archaeological site.
6 Father Flanagan's Boys' Home
Father Flanagan's Boys' Home
February 4, 1985
(#85002439)
Boys Town
41°15′52″N 96°07′58″W / 41.264444°N 96.132778°W / 41.264444; -96.132778 (Father Flanagan's Boys' Home)
Douglas Site of Father Flanagan's original boy's home
7 Fort Atkinson
Fort Atkinson
July 4, 1961
(#66000454)
Fort Calhoun
41°27′08″N 96°00′45″W / 41.452222°N 96.0125°W / 41.452222; -96.0125 (Fort Atkinson)
Washington Site of the original Council Bluffs
8 Fort Robinson and Red Cloud Agency
Crazy Horse Monument
December 19, 1960
(#66000442)
Crawford
42°40′08″N 103°28′02″W / 42.668889°N 103.467222°W / 42.668889; -103.467222 (Fort Robinson and Red Cloud Agency)
Dawes and Sioux Site of an Indian Wars-era U.S. Army post.
9 USS HAZARD (minesweeper)
The USS Hazard at Freedom Park in Omaha.
January 14, 1986
(#79003712)
Omaha
41°16′28″N 95°54′05″W / 41.27441°N 95.90127°W / 41.27441; -95.90127 (USS HAZARD (minesweeper))
Douglas A ship located in Omaha's Freedom Park.
10 Leary Site Upload image
July 19, 1964
(#66000449)
Rulo
Coordinates missing
Richardson An archaeological site.
11 J. Sterling Morton House
J. Sterling Morton House
May 15, 1975
(#69000135)
Nebraska City
40°40′50″N 95°52′54″W / 40.680556°N 95.881667°W / 40.680556; -95.881667 (J. Sterling Morton House)
Otoe The home J. Sterling Morton and the National Arbor Day Foundation.
12 Nebraska State Capitol
The Nebraska State Capitol in Lincoln.
January 7, 1976
(#70000372)
Lincoln
40°48′33″N 96°42′02″W / 40.809175°N 96.700495°W / 40.809175; -96.700495 (Nebraska State Capitol)
Lancaster The seat of the Government of Nebraska.
13 George W. Norris House
George W. Norris House
May 28, 1967
(#67000006)
McCook
40°12′14″N 100°37′33″W / 40.20388°N 100.62572°W / 40.20388; -100.62572 (George W. Norris House)
Red Willow Home of U.S. Senator George W. Norris.
14 Palmer Site
Palmer Site
July 19, 1964
(#66000447)
Palmer
Coordinates missing
Howard and Merrick An archaeological site.
15 Dr. Susan LaFlesche Picotte Memorial Hospital
Dr. Susan LaFlesche Picotte Memorial Hospital
April 19, 1993
(#88002762)
Walthill
42°09′06″N 96°30′22″W / 42.15154°N 96.50613°W / 42.15154; -96.50613 (Dr. Susan LaFlesche Picotte Memorial Hospital)
Thurston Hospital founded by Susan La Flesche Picotte, the first American Indian physician and one of the first female physicians in the U.S.
16 Pike Pawnee Village Site
Pike Pawnee Village Site
July 19, 1964
(#66000455)
Guide Rock
40°04′29″N 98°19′50″W / 40.074833°N 98.330556°W / 40.074833; -98.330556 (Pike Pawnee Village Site)
Webster Claimed for the U.S. by Captain Zebulon Pike during the Pike expedition in 1806.
17 Robidoux Pass
Robidoux Pass
January 20, 1961
(#66000450)
Gering
41°48′54″N 103°51′14″W / 41.814969°N 103.853836°W / 41.814969; -103.853836 (Robidoux Pass)
Scotts Bluff Pass that was part of the Oregon Trail from 1848 to 1851, when another pass became preferred.
18 Schultz Site Upload image
July 19, 1964
(#66000453)
North Loup
Coordinates missing
Valley An archaeological site.
19 Signal Butte
Signal Butte
January 20, 1961
(#66000452)
Gering
41°47′50″N 103°54′24″W / 41.797222°N 103.906667°W / 41.797222; -103.906667 (Signal Butte)
Scotts Bluff
20 Walker Gilmore Site Upload image
July 19, 1964
(#66000441)
Murray
Coordinates missing
Cass An archaeological site.

Historic areas of the National Park System in Nebraska[edit]

National Monuments, National Historic Sites, and certain other areas listed in the National Park system are historic landmarks of national importance that are highly protected already, often before the inauguration of the NHL program in 1960, and are then often not also named NHLs per se. There are two of these in Nebraska. The National Park Service lists these two together with the NHLs in the state,[3] They are

Landmark name
Image Date established[4] Location County Description
1 Homestead National Monument of America Homestead Freeman School.jpg March 19, 1936 Beatrice Gage The first claim made under the Homestead Act of 1862.
2 Scotts Bluff National Monument Saddlerock Scotts-Bluff NM Nebraska USA.jpg December 12, 1919 Gering Scotts Bluff A landmark on the Oregon and Mormon Trails.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Numbers represent an ordering by significant words. Various colorings, defined here, differentiate National Historic Landmarks and historic districts from other NRHP buildings, structures, sites or objects.
  2. ^ The eight-digit number below each date is the number assigned to each location in the National Register Information System database, which can be viewed by clicking the number.
  3. ^ These are listed on p.113 of "National Historic Landmarks Survey: List of National Historic Landmarks by State", November 2007 version.
  4. ^ Date of listing as National Historic Site or similar designation, from various sources in articles indexed.

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