Native Prairie

Willa Cather Prairie Heading south from Red Cloud, Nebraska on US 281 there are few natural landmarks to mark your progress. Rolling hills of corn and bean fields and ranch land lies on both sides of the highway as far as the eye can see. Just before entering Kansas, there is a gravel road heading … Continue reading Native Prairie

Round Barn

Round Barn - lower level Starke Round Barn One of the largest round barns in the US is near Red Cloud, Nebraska. It is a truly circular barn, not polygonal, three stories tall and 130' in diameter. Built by the four Starke brothers in 1902, the massive timbers are held in place by tension -- … Continue reading Round Barn