Fort Hartsuff State Historical Park, Burwell

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Forest · Historic Site
Fort Hartsuff State Historical Park is a state park located six miles (9.7 km) southeast of Burwell, Nebraska, preserving a typical U.S. Army cavalry outpost of the late 19th century. Fort Hartsuff was active from 1874 to 1881. Among its surviving original structures are the post headquarters, enlisted men’s barracks, officers’ quarters, commanding officers quarters, and post hospital; other buildings have been reconstructed.
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  • Great stop during a quick trip to the Sandhills. A great piece of local history. Well preserved and curated. Some buildings closed due to Covid but still a great stop for history buffs. One hour.....  more »
  • We visited on the morning of Sunday, June 28, 2020. We were the only visitors there. Prior to entering, we saw a sign stating we were to pay $2 a piece for admission (we already have a Nebraska park.....  more »
  • We're not history buffs and we still really enjoyed visiting Fort Hartsuff. Even our young kids enjoyed it. Lots of history to keep the adults entertained and plenty of fun stuff to look at, like wagons and blacksmith gear, to keep the kids into it.
  • Very cheap, and wonderfully historic ans restored. It is well worth a trip!

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