Ashton: History

Polish Heritage Center

226 Carlton Avenue, Ashton NE

Incorporated in 1997 to preserve the ancestral language, culture and traditions of one of the largest immigrant groups ever to come to Nebraska. Unique displays of relics from the past while offering a glimpse into an emerging future.  The center houses a headquarters office, museum, library, genealogical collection, meeting rooms and a gift shop.  The building itself is the renovated former convent of the St. Francis Catholic Church.