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AHP History and Timeline
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 fishing pier was completed.
- In January, Bellevue City Council approved AHP Volunteers' proposal for a War on Terror Memorial.
- In May, Bellevue dedicated Jerry Ryan Plaza, in honor of the former Bellevue mayor.
- In July, American Heroes Park hosted Bellevue Chamber of Commerce's River Fest.
- In September, the City broke ground on Phase 6 of the park's master plan.
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