Historical Walking Tour


The Buffalo County Historical Society announces a free Downtown Kearney Walking Tour booklet is now updated and available at

The original ‘Walking Tour' booklet was compiled in 1989 and co-sponsored by several dedicated volunteers of the Buffalo County Historical Society and the Kearney Centre Association. Tours were given that year by Mardi Anderson, Alice Howell, and Chandler Lynch.

The 2013 booklet was updated to coincide with the Lincoln Highway Celebration. Elaine Batenhorst, a dedicated BCHS archive volunteer, updated the booklet to show the current downtown businesses. This ‘Walking Tour' booklet is sponsored by the Buffalo County Historical Society and can be printed off from

For more information contact Jennifer Murrish, Buffalo County Historical Society.
Trails & Rails Museum

PO Box 523, 710 W. 11th St.

Kearney, NE 68848
(308) 234-3041