Fort Hartsuff State Historical Park

Fort Hartsuff State Historical Park


Location:Near Elyria, between Ord and Burwell on Highway 11.
Facilities:Historic site, visitor center, gift shop, picnic tables, restrooms.
Special Features:Built in the style typical of Plains infantry outposts, Fort Hartsuff stood as a buffer between settlers and Indians in the North Loup River valley from 1874-1881. Park has been restored to its 1870s appearance, when soldiers patrolled the Loup and Cedar river valleys and pioneered a new trail to the Black Hills gold fields.
Address:RR 1, Box 37
Burwell, NE 68823

Phone:308-346-4715
Web: www.ngpc.state.ne.us/parks/guides/parksearch/findpark.asp
Size: 18 acres.

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