Kramer Power Plant occupied this site along the Missouri River for many years; but the city had a vision to transform the land into Bellevue, Nebraska's premier recreation site. The following timeline summarizes the American Heroes Park story...
After more than 40 years in service, Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD) retired the Kramer Power Plant.
NPPD demolished the smokestacks, and razed the plant.
The Bellevue Junior Sports Association (BJSA) football field complex was completed.