HISTORICAL

 

~ Pawnee City ~


Pawnee City Museum
The museum sits on the east edge of Pawnee City and features 22 buildings and more than 25,000 historical items. It includes a barn that was in Dan Whitney’s family (aka the Cable Guy), the Butler home, the Curtis house, and more. On the fourth weekend in September, the museum holds Pawnee City Historical Days, which features a Civil War reenactment (every other year), along with demonstrations, vendors, and a twilight walk. Go to the Pawnee County History site for more information.


Downtown Pawnee City
The buildings around the courthouse square in Pawnee City date from the late 19th and early 20th centuries, earning the commercial district a place on the National Register of Historic Places. Stop by the Tourism office and pick up a self-guided tour map.


Pedal Clinic
Tour this unique display of more than 450 pedal cars, tractors, airplanes, and other toys by appointment. The items were collected by Bill and Elsie Sunneberg, and they are displayed in a former church. Call 402-852-2655 for a tour.


Rinne's Private Toys and Dolls Collectibles Museum
Created by Larry and Jeanne Rinne, this private museum is located at 1038 8th St. in Pawnee City. Call 402-274-1460 for a tour.

 

~ Burchard ~


Harold Lloyd Home
The boyhood home of silent film star Harold Lloyd is now a museum. Tour the home and see a screening of one of the 200 films made by Lloyd from 1915 to 1919. Call 402-865-4665, 402-865-4725, or 402-865-6155 to schedule a tour.

 

~ DuBois ~


ZCBJ Lodge Hall
This Czech social hall is on the National Historic Register, and dances are held on various Saturdays throughout the year.

 

~ Steinauer ~


St. Anthony’s Catholic Church
Built in 1926, the church features a Romanesque architectural style, beautiful stained-glass windows, hand-painted wall murals, and a large pipe organ.


Steinauer Community Heritage House
Call 402-869-2286 for an appointment.

 

~ Table Rock ~


Veteran’s Museum
View memorabilia from the Civil War, World War I, and World War II. There are several buildings to tour, including:

 

Turner Log Cabin
Visit an authentic log cabin from the 1800s, complete with period furnishings.

 

Maple Grove Schoolhouse
This one-room schoolhouse features authentic furnishings and artifacts.

 

Pioneer Museum
Tour buildings that house horse-drawn machinery, tractors, farm implements, hand equipment, and automobiles.

 

Argus Print Shop
The shop displays a printing press from the 1800s and typesetting equipment from the late 1800s to early 1900s.


 

RECREATIONAL

 

~ Pawnee City ~

 

Pawnee City North Park
Basketball, swimming pool, playground equipment, picnic shelter, and tables.


Pawnee City South Park
Tennis court, shelter with tables, playground equipment, and restrooms.

 

Pawnee City Swimming Pool 402-852-2027

Public swimming pool.


Pawnderosa
Fishing, RV/camper pads, and picnic shelter with tables.

 

~ Burchard ~

 

Burchard Lake
This 150-acre lake offers fishing, camping, hiking, birdwatching, and picnicking. Use the blinds to watch the prairie chickens when they’re booming from February through April. Located 8 miles west and 4 miles north of Pawnee City.
NOTE: Lake is closed for renovation for the 2012 season.


Burchard Town Park
Picnic shelter with tables and playground equipment.

 

~ DuBois ~

 

Iron Horse Lake
This 360-acre park offers camping, boating, swimming, and picnicking facilities. The lake covers 85 acres and includes a boat dock and ramp. A sand beach is marked for swimming, and there is a designated walking trail. Located one mile north and two miles west of DuBois


Nemaha River
Fishing and rafting, located one mile east of DuBois.


Klepper Park
Playground equipment, picnic shelter and tables, and restrooms.

 

Osage Outfitters, Inc.
www.osageoutfitters.com
Hunting packages.

 

~ Lewiston ~


Lewiston Town Park
Playground equipment and picnic shelter with tables.

 

~ Steinauer ~


Steinauer Town Park
Playground equipment, gazebo, and a basketball court.

 

~ Table Rock ~

 

Table Rock Park
Tennis/basketball court, playground equipment, shelter, stage, andrestrooms.


Wildlife Management Areas (WMAs)


Pawnee Prairie WMA (Burchard)
Enjoy one of the few areas in Nebraska with unbroken sod. It’s comprised of 1,012 acres of native prairie, wooded habitats, and a bit of cropland. A flock of prairie chickens can be viewed, along with pheasants, doves, quail, deer, rabbits, and squirrels. Walk the prairie and photograph beautiful, natural scenery. Located eight miles south of Burchard on Highway 99 and one mile east.


Prairie Knoll (DuBois)
Birdwatching, located two miles north and one mile west of DuBois.


Table Rock WMA (Table Rock)
This 400-acre WMA along the Nemaha River includes wooded bottomland, grassland, and cropland, with quail, doves, rabbits, squirrels, pheasants, and deer. Located one mile east and one-quarter mile north of Table Rock on the north side of Highway 4.


Bowwood WMA (Steinauer)
The 320-acre WMA includes wooded areas, croplands, ponds, and grasslands. You can see pheasant, quail, rabbits, deer, squirrel, and doves. Located two miles south of Steinauer


Iron Horse Trail WMA (DuBois)
This 210-acre WMA was a former railroad right-of-way. It’s home to numerous quail, doves, rabbits, squirrels, and pheasants. Located one quarter mile north of DuBois.


Mayberry WMA (Burchard)
Consisting of 195 acres of grasslands, trees, and a small reservoir, this WMA is home to pheasants, doves, quail, rabbits, and squirrels. Located five miles north and one-half mile east of Burchard.

HISTORICAL

 

Pawnee City Museum

 

Downtown Pawnee City

 

Pedal Clinic

 

Harold Lloyd Home

 

ZCBJ Lodge Hall

 

St. Anthony's Catholic Church

 

Table Rock Museum

 

RECREATIONAL

 

Pawnee City North Park

 

Pawnee City South Park

 

Pawnee City Swimming Pool

 

Pawnderosa Camping and Pond

 

Burchard Lake

 

Burchard Community Park

 

Iron Horse Lake

 

Nemaha River

 

Klepper Park

 

Lewiston Community Park

 

Steinauer Community Park

 

Table Rock Community Park

 

Osage Outfitters

 

Wildlife Management Areas (WMAs)