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Stockville, Nebraska

County seat of Frontier County named for the surrounding ranch country, and home of many notables.

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Log Cabin

In 1882, Ambrose Shelley built a log cabin by Medicine Creek and lived with Indians on Srping Creek during tis construction. Buffalo rubbed it unitkl it fell down, so he was forced to move it across the creek. In 1926

Stockville, NE Pioneer Life

Frontier County Courthouse

The first county courthouse was built of ash logs and was about 16 feet by 16 feet square, the size of the native ash trees. Rumor has it that the first location for the courthouse was chosen because it was the exact geographical center of the county.

Stockville, NE Historic Courthouses

Perks Prairie Paradise

To Letha and Marlin Perks, Prairie Paradise is their home - truly in the midst of Nebraska's frontier prairie located on the very land Marlin's grandfather homesteaded in 1889. Curious travelers may wonder when they come to the tee crossing of Stockville'

Stockville, NE Museums


Stockville's Notables

A number of former residents achieved state and national prominence: * Heading the list is former Governor Frank Morrison and his wife, Maxine. Morrison began his law practice in Stockville. * Former Governor Ralph Brooks grew up here. His father lost an election in the 1890

Stockville, NE Famous People

Things to do near Stockville, NE

Furnas County Museum

Beautiful dishes, old furniture, tools, and clothing of yesteryear. ...

Sky Chief Monument

A monument dedicated in 1924 to the Pawnee leader, Sky Chief stands on the Sky Chief Springs Ranch marking the last campsite ...

McCook Army Air Base

McCook Army Air Base, activated April 1, 1943, was one of 11 Army Air Force training bases in Nebraska during World War II. S...