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a hidden gem!

We visited Ft. Hartsuff for the first time in over 20 years - and it is as excellent as ever... read more

Reviewed July 5, 2018
Jean W
even us brits found it interesting

very atmospheric place....wife loved the history as well as the old quilts.....excellent place to... read more

Reviewed May 21, 2018
Kingsbury, United Kingdom
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82038 Fort Ave, Burwell, NE 68823-8100
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Reviewed July 5, 2018

We visited Ft. Hartsuff for the first time in over 20 years - and it is as excellent as ever. Mostly original buildings, with original items - all very well maintained. You are not "walled off" from the exhibits - they are right there. It...More

Thank Jean W
Reviewed May 21, 2018

very atmospheric place....wife loved the history as well as the old quilts.....excellent place to visit

Thank whale0ilbeefh00ked
Reviewed March 29, 2018

Not too far off of the highway, but just enough so that our mid-week visit we had the park to ourselves. I am sure it is not always like that, but it sure made for a wonderful opportunity to explore this well-restored fort...

Thank slobird
Reviewed September 6, 2017

We came on a Tuesday and had the place all to ourself. This is a very interesting historic place. all the buildings are well preserved and gives a very good impression on every day life in the fort for both soldiers and commanders. We were...More

Thank MadsDK
Reviewed May 24, 2017

We called into Fort Hartsuff State Park to find lots of buildings full of artefacts and history, most interesting day.

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Reviewed May 18, 2017

Toured as a family...enjoyed the buildings, the surroundings, the deep history. Grandparents could tour some of the area, teens toured more..

Thank mdLincoln
Reviewed October 4, 2016 via mobile

This is nicely restored and looks authentic. You can go around and into the buildings. I must admit that the first time I went here, I was disappointed. It didn't look anywhere near a fort. The way I thought a fort should look. There are...More

Thank Paal_R_R
Reviewed August 4, 2016

We were up spending some time at Calamus Reservoir and wanted to check out some things in the area. We really enjoyed our time at Fort Hartsuff. It was the perfect size to take a family, with younger kids. Plenty of things for them to...More

Thank Jackie E
Reviewed July 25, 2016

Several restored buildings with period furnishings. Each building is open to explore except the post commanders residence and the private home for the park ranger. Nebraska state park permit required and $2 admission to the park. Day passes can be purchased at the entrance. Plenty...More

Thank Randy O
Reviewed July 18, 2016

Fort Hartsuff was built to provide the European settlers protection as they traveled through or homesteaded the area. The site has been meticulously restored, giving the public the opportunity to see and touch history. Truly well worth the trip.

Thank Michelle E
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