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Spielman House - NHR


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Spielman House - NHR

The Spielman House, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, has been owned by Delmar and Elaine Chamberlain since 1981 and exhibits both Queen Anne and NeoClassical
Revival detailing in its design. Built in 1906, the house boasts 14 rooms and several types of woodwork, including bird's eye maple, oak, beech wood, hard pine and red birch. Old bricks from Tekamah Grammar School, which once stood on the site, were used in construction of the home.


Pennsylvania native H. S. M. Spielman settled in Burt County in 1857, ten years before Nebraska achieved
statehood. Spielman was a successful, enterprising farmer for over fifty years before moving to this house in
Tekamah in 1906, after his retirement. He served as director and vice-president of the Farmer's Grain and
Livestock Association of Tekamah, director and treasurer of the Tekamah and Farmer's Telephone Company,
and vice-president of the Burt County State Bank.



Address: 1103 J Street

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John Henry Stork Log House - NHR

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.

Tekamah, NE National Register

Pelican Point State Recreation Area

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.

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Tekamah City Bridge - NHR

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 early 1920

Tekamah, NE National Register

Burt County Museum

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

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Carnegie Library

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, is listed on the Nebraska Register of Historic Places

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