Midwest Park Arboretum & Sculpture

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Midwest Park Arboretum & Sculpture Midwest Park Arboretum in the northeast part of
Stromsburg has more than 75 different varieties of
trees and plants, with more added each year.
Stromsburg has been designated as a Tree City
USA for 20 years. As the site for the annual Arbor
Day celebration., it has an historical gazebo,
playground facilities, and picnic tables.

As a special millennium project, a plaque was
added to the bronze sculpture identifing it as
"Swedish Pioneers." The sculpture was cast for the
city in 1976 by Stromsburg native Dana Westring.

Come visit us in Stromsburg, Nebraska

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Fawley Fountain

The Frawley Fountain has been the focal point of the City Square since the late 1800's. The fountain was placed on the east side of the park by J. A. Frawley and has been recently refurbished by his descendants.

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Historic Downtown Buildings

By 1882 Stromsburg had two brickyards furnishing material for businesses, churches, and homes. Buildings of "native brick" still standing include the opera house (

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Buckley Park and Two Parks Trail

RV Camping

It is remarkable for a town the size of Stromsburg to have three beautiful and unique parks with a walking trail connecting two of them. The city

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City Park

The City Square Park is in full view to travelers on the busy Highway 81 which passes on the west side of the Square. To commemorate the new millennium 2000

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Swedish Festival

Held the 3rd weekend in June each year.

Stromsburg looks forward to its 50th annual celebration in 2002.

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Things to do Arts near Stromsburg, NE

Author, E.M. Rhodes

Eugene Manlove Rhodes was born in a double log, "dugtrot" cabin in Tecumseh on January 19, 1869. At the time, hi...