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Historic Downtown Buildings


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Historic Downtown Buildings By 1882 Stromsburg had two brickyards furnishing
material for businesses, churches, and homes.
Buildings of "native brick" still standing include the
opera house (now converted into Viking Center,
and Viking II and III), the Wilson Block, Svenska
Varen, and a number of homes.


As evidence of the ethnic interests, the first
churches established included a Swedish Baptist in
1873, a Swedish Lutheran in 1874, a Methodist
Episcopal in 1875, a Swedish Methodist in about
1880, and a Presbyterian in 1881. Still active is the
Baptist, Methodist, and Lutheran, with the addition
of an Evangelical Free, and a Covenant Church.


Come visit us in Stromsburg, Nebraska

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Buckley Park and Two Parks Trail

RV Camping

It is remarkable for a town the size of Stromsburg to have three beautiful and unique parks with a walking trail connecting two of them. The city

Stromsburg, NE Recreation

City Park

The City Square Park is in full view to travelers on the busy Highway 81 which passes on the west side of the Square. To commemorate the new millennium 2000

Stromsburg, NE

Midwest Park Arboretum & Sculpture

Midwest Park Arboretum in the northeast part of Stromsburg has more than 75 different varieties of trees and plants, with more added each year.

Stromsburg, NE Arts

Swedish Festival

Held the 3rd weekend in June each year.

Stromsburg looks forward to its 50th annual celebration in 2002.

Stromsburg, NE Festivals

Morrill Farmstead - NHR

The Charles H. Morrill Homestead, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is located on a picturesque site near the Big Blue

Stromsburg, NE National Register

Things to do near Stromsburg, NE

Kimmel Orchard

1. APPLE VARIETIES: -- Lodi late - July 15 to 30 -- Wealthy - Aug. 1 to 15 -- Summer Glow - Aug. 15 to 30 -- ...

Historic HMMJ Radio Station

Headlines in the Clay County Sun of December 3, 1925, proclaimed "Local Station KMMJ Is On The Air!" flat...