Fort Cody Trading Post Is A Charming Nebraska Trading Post That’s Been Around For Decades

Trading posts once dotted the American frontier. They were not only where to go to buy and trade supplies; they were social centers where pioneers could exchange news and stories. While Fort Cody Trading Post in North Platte hasn’t been around quite that long, it does pay tribute to those early trading posts and their role in Nebraska’s history.

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This promotional video gives you a feel for what it’s like to visit this unique Nebraska attraction.

Fort Cody Trading Post is such a fun part of North Platte, a town that’s chock full of great Nebraska and Buffalo Bill history. It’s been a staple of family road trips for decades, and we’re sure it will continue to be so for many more. Learn more at the official website or Facebook page.

For another fascinating part of North Platte’s history, read the heartwarming story of the canteen that lifted soldiers’ spirits during WWII.