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Nebraska National Register Sites
in Loup County


Rural Sites

Williams Homestead  Thomas and Mary Williams Homestead, pdf [LP00-024] Listed 1998/12/31

The homestead is located near the town of Taylor. The complex includes an 1877 log house, a 1915 frame house, and five additional outbuildings which date from ca. 1900-49. It is significant as an intact farm showing evolutionary changes while maintaining a high degree of integrity.

Urban Sites

Pavillion Hotel  Pavillion Hotel, pdf [LP 03-001] Listed 1989/11/27

Constructed in 1887 in Taylor, the Pavillion Hotel is significant for its association with the commercial development of the village and as a representative of first generation hotels built between 1854 and 1900. The hotels built during this period, as exemplified by the Pavillion, were typically two-story, wood-frame buildings. In many instances these commercial structures were constructed in anticipation of the railroad passing through town, or in response to business activity that resulted from an existing railroad line. Not only is the Pavillion a good example of a first generation wood-frame hotel, it is also a rare example of a hotel that continued to operate despite the fact that the railroad bypassed the community.


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