Welcome to Battle Creek Heritage Park

Battle Creek Heritage Park represents a community-driven effort to revive a neglected historical treasure. With its restored buildings, landscaped gardens, and accessible amenities, the park is poised to become a beloved historical destination and peaceful retreat for residents and visitors. The project's success reflects the dedication of the organizers and the community's commitment to preserving their town's history and providing a serene place to relax and connect with the past.


  • Historical Czech-Slavic cabin (originally built in 1869 by Joseph Skala)
  • Authentically furnished office of Dr. Edward Tanner (Battle Creek's first physician)
  • History walk with 18 stands featuring town's history and famous residents
  • Native plants and grasses
  • Vegetation labeled with scientific and common names
  • "Three Sisters Garden" reflecting Pawnee Tribe traditions
  • Sidewalks and ramps compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Pads for benches and wheelchairs

Funding Provided by:

  • Nebraska Statewide Arboretum
  • Visit Norfolk Area Nebraska grant
  • Farmers Pride