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Richardson County, NE

Richardson County

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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St. Deroin School - Indian Cave State Park

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-19

Shubert, NE Historic Schoolhouses


Prichard Auditorium

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 1930

Falls City, NE Auditoriums

Bell-Jenne House Museum

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 1929

Falls City, NE Museums

Richardson County Courthouse

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 $200,000

Falls City, NE Historic Courthouses

Richardson County Recreation Areas

Verdon State Recreation Area - Verdon, NE - 30 acres - Bluegill, channel catfish, largemouth bass; electric motors only, primitive camping, rehabitation conducted in 1999. 1/2 mile west of Verdon.

Cornhusker Scout Recreation - Humboldt, NE

Falls City, NE Recreation

Hotel Stephenson

The historic Hotel Stephenson, built in 1925, is located amongst the cobblestone streets of downtown Falls City. It has been restored and still remains as a lodging establishment with 20

Falls City, NE Historic Hotels

Veteran's Memorial Monument

The Veteran's Memorial Monument is located on the southeast side of the courthouse lawn, and is a tribute to Richardson County men who were killed in World War II, the Korean Conflict, and the Vietnam War.

Falls City, NE Monuments

Stanton Lake Park

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


Richardson County Military History Museum

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

Indian Cave State Park

Nestled on the banks of the Missouri River on Nebraska'

Shubert, NE State Parks

John Holman House

The two-and-one-half-story brick house was built about 1983 by John Holman, a wealthy farmer and landowner in the Humboldt area in Richardson County. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places

Humboldt, NE National Register

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