Fairfield residents celebrate community's 1872 founding


August 25, 2022

Saturday the community of Fairfield became the latest community located along the Union Pacific Railroad line that clips Nuckolls County to celebrate the 150th anniversary of its founding. That railroad line has been nicknamed the ABC line as names for many of the towns along the line were selected in alphabetical order. For example Alexandria, Bruning, Carleton, Davenport, Edgar and Fairfield.

Fairfield, which likes to promote itself as “The Best Little Town in Nebraska” was a busy place on the weekend as a number of activities were held to commemorate the milestone.

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