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Heritage Highway 136 Membership Application
Byway Membership Benefits

  • Heritage Highway 136 MembershipJoint marketing opportunities with other communities located along the Byway.
  • Involvement in designated tourism grants issued by the state only for the Scenic Byways.
  • Participate in association's activities and events featured along the Byway.
  • Representation in tourism decisions made at the State Level.
  • Joint website featuring community events along the Byway. Special listing on state website for byways.
  • Networking with other members & businesses.
  • Updates on activities happening along Byway route.

2014 Heritage Highway Scenic Byway Accomplishments

  • Heritage Highway 136 MembershipExpanded Heritage Highway website and facebook page;
  • Produced a tri-fold brochure for distribution to tourism outlets along the byway;
  • Manned the Nebraska Tourism Commission’s booth at the Nebraska State Fair promoting Trail of Treasures Flea Market event;
  • Organized annual “Heritage Highway Trail of Treasures” event set for the 1st Weekend In October;
  • Organized and published self-guided tours of attractions within Byway communities;
  • Coordinated the 2nd annual Trail of Authors literary events in Red Cloud, Fairbury and Beatrice –;
  • Awarded tourism marketing grant funding from the Nebraska Tourism Commission for the promotion of the Trail of Treasures and Trail of Authors events;
  • Awarded Humanities Nebraska funding for the Nebraska Authors and Artists event, held in conjunction with Trail of Authors.


Members of the Heritage Highway Association
Nemaha County, Gage County, Furnas County, Jefferson County, Nuckolls County, Arapahoe Chamber of Commerce, Furnas-Harlan Partnership, American Dream Real Estate, John Lauber, Nemaha County Development Alliance, Gage County Historical Society, Inn Resort, City of Franklin, Homestead National Monument-Beatrice, Main Street-Beatrice, Franklin County Museum, Merchants of Brownville, Whiskey Run Creek Winery, Rightway Grocery, L & M Petroleum, Inc., Gandy House Bed & Breakfast, First National Bank of Johnson/Auburn, City of Nelson, Nebraska Arbor Day Foundation, Friends of the Old West Trails Center, Mort's Lodge, Inc., Mary's Cafe, Oxford Chamber of Commerce, Village of Oxford, Pawnee County Promotional Network, Willa Cather Foundation, Peoples-Webster County Bank, Nemaha NRD, Red Cloud Chamber of Commerce, Webster County Historical Museum, Deer Creek Sodbusters, Wilber Chamber of Commerce, Great Plains Welsh Heritage Project, Riverside Motel, Peru State College, Nemaha's Only Stop, Village of Edison, Beth Kernes Krause, Mary Kruger, Deshler Chamber of Commerce, Thayer County, Nemaha Valley Museum, Webster County, Johnson County, Fairbury Community Redevelopment Authority, Husker Promotions, Alma Chamber of Commerce, Capri Motel, City of Fairbury City Redevelopment Authority, Pawnee City Historical Society and Museum, Red Cloud Community Foundation, Starke Round Barn, Sweetwater Glassworks, Pawnee County Visitors Committee