An $8,000 gift more than 85 years ago has resulted in decades of reading enjoyment for citizens of Tekamah and the surrounding area. The building itself, an example of the Renaissance Revival style... Carnegie Library
John Henry Stork came to Burt County from Prussia in 1864 and settled on a farm in Arizona Precinct near
Tekamah. Stork later built the log house and in September 1871 received his homestead patent from the U.S.
Pelican Point is a 36 acre tract of land adjacent to
the Missouri River. The park offers the only public boat ramp access to the river in the area. The minimum fee campground has 24 pads available for $5.00.
Summit is a 190-acre lake with 345 acres of
land. While not the jewel it once was, Summit Lake has a sparkling future. Nebraska Game and Parks Commission began draining the 190-acre lake in July 2000. In the spring of 2001