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John Falter Park


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John Falter Park is a memorial saluting former Falls City artist, John Falter, who acquired fame as an illustrator for the Saturday Evening Post magazine.


This is the site where Falls City's municipal water tower once stood, which was featured on several of his Saturday Evening Post covers.



Address: 26th and Chase Streets

Come visit us in Falls City, Nebraska

Attractions and Upcoming Events

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 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

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

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 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

Things to do Recreation near Falls City, NE

Alexandria State Lakes

This scenic area east of Alexandria encompasses 1,769 acres of park and wildlife lands including 47 acres of water. The l...

Louisville Lakes State Recreation Area

Excellent camping facilities highlight this sandpit lake area, serving visitors to nearby Platte River State Park and Schramm...

State NRD Lakes

Clatonia 3A - 46 acresFind channel catfish and bullhead.