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Stockville, Nebraska

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    Log CabinIn 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 t...
    Log Cabin

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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

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


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

Hunting

Hunters come to Harlan County from every state in the Union for deer, turkey, pheasant, quail, ducks, geese, and doves. Su...

Swanson Reservoir Fishing

The water clarity of the lake has a special appeal for both boaters and anglers. High water years in the early 1980's cut dow...

The Christmas City

It all started in 1915 with a combination of bad weather and a community spirited City Light Commissioner. Local residents wa...