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Stockville, Nebraska

  • Red Smoke Historic Site

    National Historic Register - Red Smoke is one of three Paleo-Indian Tradition sites excavated following World War II in response to construction of the Medicine Creek Dam and Reservoir. Field ...
    Red Smoke Historic Site

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Log Cabin

In 1882, Ambrose Shelley built a log cabin by Medicine Creek and lived with Indians on Srping Creek during tis construction. Buffalo rubbed it unitkl it fell down, so he was forced to move it across the creek. In 1926

Stockville, NE Pioneer Life

Frontier County Courthouse

The first county courthouse was built of ash logs and was about 16 feet by 16 feet square, the size of the native ash trees. Rumor has it that the first location for the courthouse was chosen because it was the exact geographical center of the county.

Stockville, NE Historic Courthouses

Perks Prairie Paradise

To Letha and Marlin Perks, Prairie Paradise is their home - truly in the midst of Nebraska's frontier prairie located on the very land Marlin's grandfather homesteaded in 1889. Curious travelers may wonder when they come to the tee crossing of Stockville'

Stockville, NE Museums


Stockville's Notables

A number of former residents achieved state and national prominence: * Heading the list is former Governor Frank Morrison and his wife, Maxine. Morrison began his law practice in Stockville. * Former Governor Ralph Brooks grew up here. His father lost an election in the 1890

Stockville, NE Famous People

Things to do near Stockville, NE

Medicine Creek Camping

Facilities at Medicine Creek for camping and picnicking range from the most modern to just the essentials. Shady Bay Campg...

Red Willow Boating

Near the concession and Kiwanis Point, there are two boat ramps, mooring docks, designated swimming beach, fish cleaning stat...