The Swedish Heritage Center is housed in the beautiful former Swedish mission Covenant Church building. Oakland's own Swedish museum and gift shop was opened in 1989 and features free monthly cultural programs.
Hunter-gatherers of the Early Archaic period intermittently reoccupied a campsite on a now deeply buried terrace of Logan Creek located southwest of Oakland. Archeological excavations revealed successive layers, each representing a reoccupation of the site. The site dates 6000-4000
Opened in 1987, Troll Stroll has become one of Nebraska's most unique and charming tourism attractions. A one-of-a-kind nature walk, found nowhere but in the Midwest, the Troll Stroll features a scenic 3/4