City of Alliance Central Park Fountain, Alliance

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The City of Alliance Central Park Fountain, located at 10th St. and Niobrara Ave. in Alliance, Nebraska, was built in 1935 by Civilian Conservation Corps workers. In 1935, it was spectacular, having colored lights and timers. It was completed in time for "Stampede Days" of June, 1935, in Alliance.It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1990. It was deemed locally significant "in the area of engineering as an excellent example of an electrically powered, colored-light fountain produced during the 1930's by a nationally recognized manufacturer, General Electric." Twenty thousand dollars was raised for its renovation in 1988.
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  • July 25, 2017
    It was beautiful in the day. Glad we drove by to see it. We like to see history and it was cool to see that the city still has brick roads.  more »
  • June 5, 2017
    The Central Park Fountain is the pride of Alliance, right? Except that right now, it isn't working. I learned that an upgrade to LED is underway, but the process is delayed by various snafus. I'd rath...  more »
  • September 25, 2016
    The fountain has spouts with different colored lights. It was worth the time to go see it. Children would like it.  more »

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