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The Pony Express National Monument - Nebraska Life Hometown Story
The Pony Express National Monument - Nebraska Life Hometown Story
Dedicated to the bravery and fortitude of the Pony Express riders, the flags of the Pony Express National Monument can be seen waving from 1-80, near retail giant Cabela's.

The young men of the Pony Express were expected to face death on a regular basis. Racing across vast stretches of wild and dangerous terrain, riders weathered blizzards, bandit attacks and broken bones, committed to delivering the mail despite any hazard that awaited them. Although the Pony Express

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Sidney Soars on High Plains
Sidney Soars on High Plains

There’s even more optimism rolling about than the freight trains from the three railroad lines constantly moving through town. But the trail of Sidney has had many twists and turns, starting in the 1870s when the most feared desperados of the Wild West lurked here. The community’s jou

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I-80 Golden Link
I-80 Golden Link

I-80 Golden Link Six miles west of Sidney, the I-80 Golden Link marks where the last segment of Interstate 80 was completed in 1974. The link is a 6-inch strip of brass plates embedded in both lanes of the thoroughfare, signifying the joining of Western and Eastern Nebraska.  For more inf

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Rick and Lucy's Country Gift Shop
Rick and Lucy's Country Gift Shop

Ricky & Lucy's Country Gift Shop Northeast of Sidney, visitors can find Ricky and Lucy’s Country Gift Shop. The owners are neither named Ricky nor Lucy. In 2003, Terri and Dan Wolff opened the business in a renovated 1800s era barn. Their organic farm offers herbs and spices, dips, medici

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Sidney
Sidney

Photo by Joshua Hardin If this were an 1870s travel guide, we’d advise you to go around Sidney. Outlaws, gamblers and other riffraff made this railroad town one of the toughest places in all of the American West. Stay on the train, lock the doors and you’ll be fine. Unless there&r

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Sidney to Deadwood Trail
Sidney to Deadwood Trail

Explore the Famous Sidney to Deadwood Trail In 1874, a military expedition led by George Armstrong Custer discovered gold in the Black Hills. Though a treaty reserved the Black Hills for the Sioux Indians, the Army stopped enforcing it. Interlopers trespassed by the thousands and soon a major gol

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Sidney Shooting Park
Sidney Shooting Park

Shooting Sports in Sidney Test your marksmanship at the Sidney Shooting Park with target shooting lanes and sporting clays courses. From I-80 exit 59, go north to U.S. Highway 30, then west to Greenwood Road, then three miles north. Sidney Shooting Park prices and hours are subject to change

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Hillside Municipal Golf Course
Hillside Municipal Golf Course

Tackle Rugged Western Golf Terrain in Canyon Country Located on bluffs overlooking Sidney, Hillside Municipal Golf Course incorporates the area’s rugged Western terrain into a 18-hole adventure. The course twists through a beautiful canyon, offering spectacular views of Sidney and the c

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Cheyenne County Community Center
Cheyenne County Community Center

Get Fit with Sports in Sidney For visitors seeking more of a workout, the Cheyenne County Community Center, 627 Toledo, offers indoor basketball and racquetball courts, running tracks and weight lifting equipment. Visitors to Sidney receive free admission. Open year-round Monday-Friday, 5 a.m.-10

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War Memorial - Legion Park & Memorial Gardens
War Memorial - Legion Park & Memorial Gardens

Tallest Flagpole in Nebraska! Twenty-nine Sidney buildings are on the National Register of Historic Places. Sidney is the only Western Nebraska city with a “Historic District” designation. When a local man suggested erecting a flagpole for the War Memorial in Legion Park and Memorial

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Sioux Army Depot
Sioux Army Depot

Tour WWII History in Sidney Half a century after Fort Sidney closed, Sidney again became home to a major military facility. The Sioux Army Depot, built in 1942, held equipment and ammunition. Located six miles west and two miles north of Sidney, the site once covered 36 square miles. It closed in

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Fort Sidney Museum & Post Commander’s Home
Fort Sidney Museum & Post Commander’s Home

Learn History in Sidney At Sixth and Jackson streets, Fort Sidney Museum and Post Commander’s Home consists of the Officers’ Quarters, which is a museum of Sidney’s colorful past, and the Post Commander’s Home, which has been restored with original and other period fur

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Boot Hill Cemetery
Boot Hill Cemetery

Don't End Up In Boothill! The grounds of former Boot Hill Cemetery, established by the military in 1868, has been restored and features interpretive panels with stories of some of the people buried there. The cemetery was used until 1889, and 211 bodies were removed and relocated in 1922

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Sidney Barracks
Sidney Barracks

Protecting the Railroad in Sidney from Attack! Sidney Barracks was established in 1867 to protect Union Pacific Railroad track layers from attack. In 1869, the post was relocated to the present site at Sidney. The following year it was renamed Fort Sidney and was active through the Indian wars. At

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Pony Express National Monument
Pony Express National Monument

Pony Express Riders Connected Nebraska and the Nation Near the Cabela’s store is the Pony Express National Monument. The monument’s flags can be seen from a long distance by travelers motoring on I-80. For more information about Sidney, contact the Cheyenne County Visitors Comm

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Cabela's - World's Foremost Outfitter
Cabela's - World's Foremost Outfitter

Cabela's - Connecting Sidney with the USA The community of 6,900 residents is best known as the home of Cabela’s, a locally-owned business that began on a kitchen table and now bills itself as the “World’s Foremost Outfitter.” Visible for miles, the green-and-gold water to

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