Introduction to Schuyler, Nebraska
Schuyler was named after Schuyler Colfax, the U.S. Vice President under Ulysses S. Grant. The city was first reached by the Union Pacific Railroad in 1866. It was a railhead and cattle loading site in its early days. Originally known as the Shell Creek Station, Schuyler received its current name in 1870. It is located in Colfax County, which was also named in Colfax’s honor.
Schuyler and nearby Attractions
- Oak Ballroom
- Colfax County Museum
- Schuyler Golf Club
- David City Golf Club
- St. Benedict Center
Things To Do In Schuyler
While in Schuyler, one can visit the Colfax County Museum in order to learn more about the city’s social and cultural history. The Oak Ballroom is a national heritage site with exquisite architecture. The Schuyler Golf Club and the David City Golf Club are popular among local golfers. Local festivals include the Knights of Columbus Spring Festival and the Schuyler Colfax Days.
Karl Stefan Memorial Airport is nearby.
Schuyler Higher Education
Northeast Community College, the University of Nebraska at Lincoln and Wayne State College provide facilities for higher education.