Throughout the seasons you will find Richardson County to be a scenic, enjoyable experience. Travel east along the Missouri River roadways for an ever-changing view of the Missouri River valley. Travel west and you'll find a variety of rolling hills, bluffs, and masterful scenic views.
While visiting Richardson County in Falls City, be sure to stop in and visit the Richardson County Courthouse which houses our county government and the Richardson County Military Museum. Humboldt hosts the annual Richardson County Free Fair in Mid-September, a week-long festival of carnivals, exhibits, food, and entertainment.
Indian Cave State Park straddles Richardson and Nemaha Counties to the north and offers camping, boating, historical interpretations, hiking, biking and equine trails among some of the most scenic wooded landscapes that follow the course of the Missouri River.
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The community's most used public building is referred to as "The Jewel of southeast Nebraska." Held under this massive roof are sporting events, craft shows, home shows, musicals, and many other events. The building was constructed during the Great Depression in the 1930Falls City, NE Auditoriums
Stanton Lake Park is a beautiful lake site for picnics, day activities, or camping.
The camping area has trailer hookups for water, electricity, and sewer. The park also has showers, a dumping station, lake fishing, picnic shelter areas, playground equipment, and sand volleyball courts.Falls City, NE Recreation
The Richardson County Courthouse, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, was completed in 1925 to replace a wooden courthouse which was destroyed by fire. The then county commissioners commissioned architect W.F. Gernandt to build a fire proof structure for $200,000Falls City, NE Historic Courthouses
This Italiante-style house was built in 1881 and features an unusual decorative hardwood floor in the sitting room, classic furniture, painting by noted regional artist, Alice Cleaver, and details of political interest; such as, the coat and tails worn by Governor Arthur Weaver at his 1929Falls City, NE Museums
The Richardson County Military History Museum is located in the east entrance of the Richardson County Courthouse, in Falls City, Nebraska. This museum is dedicated to preserving the rich military history of those men and women who served our nation.
Falls City, NE Museums
If history is your "thing," you'll find plenty to stir the imagination at the Nebraska Game and Park's Commission's Indian Cave State Park. In addition to the petroglyphs left by those mysterious inhabitants of long ago, you'll find the remnants of a mid-19Shubert, NE Historic Schoolhouses