Garfield County Frontier Fairgrounds

Garfield County Frontier Fairgrounds
Location Off Nebraska Highway 91
Nearest city Burwell, Nebraska
Coordinates 41°46′31″N 99°07′23″W / 41.77528°N 99.12306°W / 41.77528; -99.12306Coordinates: 41°46′31″N 99°07′23″W / 41.77528°N 99.12306°W / 41.77528; -99.12306
Area 40 acres (16 ha)
Built 1922
NRHP reference # 85001005[1]
Added to NRHP May 9, 1985

The Garfield County Frontier Fairgrounds, near Burwell, Nebraska, also known as Burwell Rodeo Ground, is a historic property with significance dating to 1922. A 40-acre (16 ha) area was listed as a historic district on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places in 1985. The listing included 13 contributing buildings and seven other contributing structures.[1]

By the mid-1980s, it was Nebraska's oldest rodeo venue in which the original buildings were still being used for their original purposes.[2]

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