Monday, March 18, 2019
  • It is Unique.

    It is Unique.

    It is one of a kind. No other community in the United States is known by the name "ALVO". Early settlers had come to this area as early as 1869, they had established post-offices, school district and towns. The railroad was the main means of transportation , so towns were established along it's lines.

    Alvo reportedly received its name from the first child born after the community began to form around the depot. Her name was Alvo and she was the daughter of the railroad's master.

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Free Fiddle Workshop at Homestead National Monument

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I will be giving a free fiddle workshop on Saturday, May 26, as part of the 20th Annual Tallgrass Prairie Fiddle Festival in the Homestead National Monument, in Beatrice, Nebraska. was the first woman to win the Nebraska State Fiddling Championship, the first woman to win the Mid-America Fiddle Championship.
The atmosphere at the Tallgrass Prairie Fiddle Festival and Acoustic Band Contest is inviting and nurturing for all levels of musicians. It is a day for fiddlers of all ages and experience levels to come together much like they did when the first pioneers arrived in the 1800s and began settling the prairie.  
Homestead National Monument of America is a unit of the National Park Service located four miles west of Beatrice, Nebraska and 45 miles south of Lincoln. Hours of operation are 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Admission is free of charge. For additional information, please call 402-223-3514 or visit http://www.nps.gov/home/
Deborah Greenblatt

 

 Village of Alvo Clerk's Office

Open Saturdays from 08:00 to 12:00

Enter through the north door.

135 Main Street, Alvo, NE 68304

402-781-9201 phone and fax

 

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