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Historic Attractions

Oregon Trail Marker
The Oregon Trail Marker is located 1 3/4 miles west of Lanham, a triangular monument marks the location where, in the early 1840's over 300,000 persons crossed the border from Kansas into Nebraska as they journeyed west on the historic Oregon Trail. This site is owned by the Gage County Historical Society, 402-228-1679
 

Wymore Train Station Museum
Relive the history of working the Railroad and living in Wymore Nebraska at the Wymore Train Station Museum . The Museum is located on Main Street . For hours of operation call the Family Unifying Network at 402-645-8252

 

Krider Hill
Take Highway 77 South of Beatrice to Highway 112. This beautiful highway to Odell was once part of the Oto Indian Reservation. Cross the railroad tracks and proceed up the hills to enjoy the scenic view. Legend has it Krider Hill is the burial site for an Oto Chief.

Berlin Guy Chamberlin Monument

This monument celebrates the life and football career of Blue Springs native son, Guy Chamberlin. Chamberlin graduated from Blue Springs High School in 1911. He went on to play for the University of Nebraska and the NFL. 

 

Blue Springs Cemetery 

Long regarded as the "Oldest Recorded Cemetery" in Nebraska. This peaceful setting attracts visitors from faraway places to walk among the state's oldest pioneers, to see hundreds of fragrant peonies among the colorful sprays of memorial flowers and to attend Memorial Day services surrounded by a host of flags. 

 

Bethel Cemetery

This peaceful rural cemetery was once graced by the Bethel Presbyterian Church, founded May 1879. Bethel Cemetery is the final resting place of many of Wymore's Welsh Founders. Many of the tombstones date to the mid-to-late 19th century and bear inscriptions in Welsh.