Wyuka Historical Foundation supports the preservation, interpretation, and public use of Nebraska‘s historic state cemetery.
Preservation and restoration efforts for the monuments and buildings at Wyuka are a principal focus of the Foundation. Preserving the beautiful landscape, the streets, and the other historic elements of Wyuka Cemetery will assure that future generations of Nebraskans and visitors from throughout the country can enjoy this unique property. Wyuka Cemetery is listed on the National Registrar of Historic Places and is a Nebraska State Arboretum Historic Landscape.
Wyuka Cemetery was authorized by Nebraska law in 1869 and is a public charitable corporation managed by five Trustees appointed by the Nebraska governor. The Historical Foundation encourages the community to enjoy the grounds as a place for walking and enjoying nature. The Stables, Rudge Chapel and the Garden Room are used for weddings, concerts, and community meetings as well as memorial services.