This small town in southeast Nebraska honors settlers and Native Americans.
Homestead National Monument, Beatrice, Nebraska
Homestead National Monument
| Credit: Courtesy of Mel Mann/Homestead National Monument of America


Gage County Historical Society Museum

Housed in a 1906 Burlington Northern Railroad depot, this museum reveals stories about those who founded the community and the industries they worked in. 

Homestead National Monument of America Beatrice Nebraska
Homestead National Monument of America
| Credit: Courtesy of Nebraska Tourism

Homestead National Monument of America

Learn how the Homestead Act of 1862 encouraged settlement of the American West by giving away millions of acres of land. 

Eat and Drink

The Black Crow Restaurant and Bar

The wine selection and fare like prime rib and pork loin star at this fine-dining restaurant.

Sunrise Bakery

Both locals and visitors rave about the pastries, doughnuts, cakes and other treats at this long-time favorite.


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