Bowring Ranch State Historical Park
Bowring Ranch State Historical Park is located north of
Merriman, Nebraskain Cherry County, near the South Dakotaborder.
The park was originally a ranch owned by Arthur and
Eva Bowring(the first female United States Senatorfrom Nebraska). Senator Bowring willed her ranch to the state in memory of her husband. The ranch continues to be operated as a working Hereford cattleranch. The ranch house and outbuildings have been preserved, and a large visitor center documenting the Bowrings' lives is on the site.
* [http://www.ngpc.state.ne.us/parks/guides/parksearch/showpark.asp?Area_No=276 Bowring Ranch State Historical Park]
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