Barn Quilts in SE Nebraska
(Not all are on barns/metal buildings)
Turn off at I-29 Rockport. MO. Exit – west
1. SEE BROWNVILLE BROCHURE
Take HWY 136 west to Beatrice and see the following barn quilts along the way.
2. Double Wedding Ring – 175 3rd St, Tecumseh, NE
3. Unknown – 60726 724,75 Road, Crab Orchard, NE I’m not sure about this address)
4. International Harvester (?) – 609 Ave. 722 Road, Crab Orchard, NE
5. SEE BEATRICE BROCHURE
Take HWY 77 north out of Beatrice
6. Missouri Star – 1378 W. Chestnut, Pickrill, NE
Take HWY41 and go east
7. Carpenter’s Wheel – 9175 HWY41, Adams, NE
8. Nine Patch Square – 3180 S. 120th Rd, Adams, NE
9. Pinwheel – 2915 S. 120th, Adams, NE
Go to HWY50 and turn north
10. Early Riser – 2490 N Road, Syracuse, NE, Lorton Corner- HWY128, go west
11. Corn and Beans – 4554 H Road, Dunbar, NE HWY128 east to HWY67, go north. Just across HWY2
(Go ahead and go into the driveway a bit. It’s OK with them. Pete and Connie Kreifels)
12. Puzzle Star – 2341 H Road (HWY2), Unadilla, NE West of HWY2 & HWY50 by about 2-3 miles, on the right)
13. Continue north on HWY50, then go west on HWY34 to Elmwood
– 12+ barn quilts in the Elmwood/Murdock area. They are to have a new brochure done by around Sept. 18, but here is the website just for E/M that needs updating. www.embarnquilts.weebly.com/index.html
To continue on to Omaha, go east back to HWY50 and then go north into Omaha.
** The following is further west of HWY77 (next trip )
There are about 20 barn quilts in the town of Chester, NE on HWY81 at the KS border, as well as in the rest of Thayer Co. Fillmore Co is filled with barn quilts, (north of Chester on HWY81) www.visitfillmorecounty.org/barn-quilts
Duck Creek is in Nemaha County, 7 miles north of Auburn & 2 miles East of Highway 75 on County Road 736.
The Nemaha NRD will open its first new recreation area in 20 years in spring 2018. Duck Creek is in Nemaha County, 7 miles north of Auburn 2 miles east of Highway 75 on County road 736. Years of planning and construction of resulted in a 62 acres lake with over 150 acres of land surrounding the lake. The area will include a variety of outdoor recreation opportunities including camping, no wake boating, fishing, swimming and picnic areas. Nebraska Game and Parks has been stocking the reservoir with largemouth bass, bluegill and catfish. Additional species may be considered in the future. The lake includes both native and manmade fish habitat which should make it one of the best sport fishing lakes in southeast Nebraska. The Park includes 28 recreational vehicle pads that are all supplied with 50-amp electric service. Each pad includes a picnic table and fire ring. There are 4 pads specifically designed for those users with physical disabilities. Duck Creek will feature numerous wooded tent camping sites that include picnic tables and grills as well as an excellent area for group tent camping. Restrooms have been installed throughout the park and they all include ADA parking for easy access. The park has its own water distribution system and numerous hydrants are available to provide potable water. All sanitary facilities include easy access for users with physical handicaps. Area includes a boat ramp and dock. Boating will be limited to no-wake with a maximum of 5 MPH. In addition to small boats for fishing there the lake will be excellent for canoeing and kayaking. There is ample parking for boat trailers adjacent to the launch area. The area has been designed to maximize angler access and includes 1,500 feet of walking paths. There are numerous fishing bump-outs, pods and a pier that will provide excellent fishing opportunities for those who do not have a boat or have physical disabilities. Fisheries habitat was developed to help maximize shoreline fishing opportunities.
Concert Hall, Brownville, NE
Brownville Concert Series 28th Great Season in 2018.
April 13, 14, 15 – Tammy McCann “Legendary Ladies of Jazz”.
May 11, 12, 13 – Carole J Buffort “Fearless Females of the 1960’s”.
June 8, 9, 10 – Jackie Allen “Sings Songs of Spring”.
July 6, 7, 8 – Billy Stritch “My Musical Heroes”.
August 10, 11, 12 – Josh Hoyer & Soul Colossal “Soul, Funk and R&B”.
September 9 – Antonio Trionfo “Classical Flute”.
October 5, 6, 7 – Matt Baker & The Trio “Autumn in New York”.
November 9, 10, 11 – The Talbott Brothers “Gray”.
December 7, 8, 9 – A Very Musical “Christine” Christmas.
For more information on dates, times and ticket prices contact: BrownvilleConcertSeries.com, or (402) 825-3331.
8:00am to 5:00pmVillage of Brownville, Nebraska
Free Admission – Open 8-5 Daily – Over 260 Flea Market Dealers.
Every year since 1957, thousands of visitors have flocked to Brownville to find treasures of all sorts, and to enjoy a day or two in this historic village that is home to the Brownville Historical Society. Regardless of whether you attend the Spring or Fall market, you’ll find antiques, plants, food, home spun items, tools, art, furniture and more…whatever our vendors find they are proud to bring to you. If you’d like to stay over night, be sure and make reservations early at one of Brownville’s B & B’s.
Contact BrownvilleHistoricalSociety.org or (402) 825-6001 for more information. To participate call (402) 499-9223.
For more information contact facebook.com/perucoc/
Friday NightsWhiskey Run Creek Winery, Brownville, NE
WRC Friday Night – “Live Music”
Contact WhiskeyRunCreek.com for more information.
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Auburn Inn Motel and RV Park | (402) 274-3143
Palmer House Motel | (402) 274-3193
The River Inn Resort | (402) 825-6441
Indian Cave State Park | 402-883-2575