Featured Archeological Site
Fort Atkinson is a National Historic Landmark and one of Nebraska’s premier archeological treasures. The site retains national historical and archeological significance related to the expansion of the American West. History Nebraska has conducted archeological investigations at the site of Fort Atkinson intermittently since 1956. The findings from those investigations have allowed for the accurate reconstruction of major portions of the fort, which is now a Nebraska Game and Parks Commission Historical Park.