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Belvidere, Nebraska: Thayer County Museum

10 buildings on 8 acres in a town of only 37 people. Many treasures no doubt await the diligent visitor.

110 9th St., Belvidere, NE
Downtown, on the south side of 9th St., just west of its intersection with C St.
W 2-4, Su 2-4, or by appt. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Donations welcome.
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Thayer County Museum.

Thayer County Museum

Ten buildings on 8 acres are on exhibit in a town of only 37 people. The museum tells the history of southern Nebraska. It has the only steel mill wheel in the entire state, and other unique items.

[Robert Reinke, 09/26/2022]

Listed among the museum's "Famous Locals" is Larry "Beef" Lueders, a minor league baseball player, and Jennifer Reinke, who won the 1967 National Spelling Bee by correctly spelling "Chihuahua."

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