Historical Society and Museum is located at 341 Second Street and is open Monday
through Saturday - 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. or
by appointment at (308) 665-2475. Admission is free.
Research volunteers are available and the museum is a member of the Nebraska Memories
Prairie Agate Rock Shop
The blue agate is Nebraska's state gemstone and only found in the Pine Ridge
area of the State of Nebraska. Available for sale at the Prairie Agate Rock Shop
There are several attractions to visit in the Crawford area, the
most well known
being Fort Robinson.
Further out lay 95,000 acres of prairie grasslands known as the
Oglala National Grassland. Hiking and nature studies are encouraged here on this
federally maintained preserve.
FORT ROBINSON NEBRASKA
Attractions: The Nebraska State Historical Society maintains a Fort Robinson
museum with interpretive exhibits in the 1905 Post Headquarters. There are
interpretive exhibits and the entire history of the fort. A Sioux Ghost Dance
shirt is on display.
The Post Playhouse was established in 1967 and the
productions for the 2016 season will include "The Addams Family"," Beauty & the Beast",
"Cabaret", "Legally Blonde, the musical", and "Monty Python's Spamalot"!
The park is open year round.
A park permit is required and there are camping fees.
Located approximately 30 miles south of the South Dakota border, Crawford,
Nebraska offers the following places to stay:
Nebraska High Country website
High Plains Homestead
Creekside Bed and Breakfast
Ponderosa Ranch is a working ranch located ten miles south of Crawford,
Nebraska which offers rentable cabins at $50.00 per night. (Check with the owners
for current rates) From May to October you can "be" a rancher and help with
the ranch work. Phone - 308-665-1585.