Brookside Farm Much More Than A Picture Perfect Setting
From Heartland Farm And Ranch Special Section
January 30, 2020
Brookside Farm is a half mile north of Kimball and sits on the banks of Lodgepole Creek. It's much more than a picture perfect setting.
The farm, also known as the Gridley-Howe-Faden-Atkins Farmstead, was listed in 1997 on the National Register of Historic Places.
The description on its registration form for that distinction states that "the property illustrates an historically typical farmstead evolution in Nebraska. The farmstead is a rare and well-preserved collection of buildings and structures which reflect change in agriculture from timber claim to 20th century technology and small...