Summit is a 190-acre lake with 345 acres of
land. While not the jewel it once was, Summit Lake has a sparkling future. Nebraska Game and Parks Commission began draining the 190-acre lake in July 2000. In the spring of 2001
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
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.
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