Garfield County Frontier Fairgrounds

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Garfield County Frontier Fairgrounds
Burwell rodeo grounds gate 3.JPG
Garfield County Frontier Fairgrounds is located in Nebraska
Garfield County Frontier Fairgrounds
Garfield County Frontier Fairgrounds is located in the US
Garfield County Frontier Fairgrounds
Location Off Nebraska Highway 91
Nearest city Burwell, Nebraska
Coordinates 41°46′31″N 99°07′23″W / 41.77528°N 99.12306°W / 41.77528; -99.12306Coordinates: 41°46′31″N 99°07′23″W / 41.77528°N 99.12306°W / 41.77528; -99.12306
Area 40 acres (16 ha)
Built 1922
NRHP reference # 85001005[1]
Added to NRHP May 9, 1985

The Garfield County Frontier Fairgrounds, near Burwell, Nebraska, also known as Burwell Rodeo Ground, is a historic property with significance dating to 1922. A 40-acre (16 ha) area was listed as a historic district on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places in 1985. The listing included 13 contributing buildings and seven other contributing structures.[1]

By the mid-1980s, it was Nebraska's oldest rodeo venue in which the original buildings were still being used for their original purposes.[2]

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Janet Jeffries Spencer (February 1985). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Garfield County Frontier Fairgrounds (GFOQ-12) / Burwell Rodeo Ground" (PDF). National Park Service.  and accompanying 15 photos from 1984

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