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.
The Burt County Museum is located in the E.C. Houston House built for Emsley Clinton Houston. Houston was the owner and founder of the
Houston Lumber Company in Tekamah and also served as vice president of the First National Bank of
The one-room schoolhouse is located on the grounds of the Burt County Museum. It was built in 1903, and was formerly known as the Nolana School in rural Burt County, It was moved to the museum complex in 1988.
The Tekamah City Bridge is included on the National Register of Historic Places due to its age, integrity, engineering method and manner of construction. The bridge is a concrete rigid-frame style, developed in Westchester County, New York, in the