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Brookside Farm


category : Historic Homes
Brookside Farm The Brookside farm (also known as the Gridley-Howe-Faden-Atkins Farmstead), illustrates an historically typical farmstead evolution in Nebraska. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the farmstead is a rare, well preserved collection of buildings and structures which reflect changes in agriculture from timber claim to twentieth century technology and small scale farm diversification.


Address: 1 mi. N of jct. of NE 71 and State St.

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Titan Missile

In 1962, Kimball marked its place in history when construction began on a vast complex of Minuteman Missile silos. Kimball is the center of the largest complex of Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles in the world, with about 200 Minuteman III ICBMs in silos in the tri-state area. In 1968

Kimball, NE Monuments

Tri-State Corner Marker

The original marker designating the southwestern corner of nebraska and the southeastern corner of Wyoming where they meet the Colorado line was erected on august 17, 1869 by Oliver N. Chafee. The marker had only "Colorado" (then a territory)

Kimball, NE Landmarks

Kimball County Courthouse

Kimball County was created out of Cheyenne County in 1888. The centrally located city of Kimball has been the only county seat. County officials initially rented space for courthouse use. In 1893

Kimball, NE Historic Courthouses

Plains Historical Museum

To learn more about Kimball's history, visit the Plains Historical Museum. The museum is housed in the town's old Fraternal Hall. Built in 1904, and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the building is a museum itself. In 1904

Kimball, NE Museums

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