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    STROMSBURG — Festivities continue for the town of Stromsburg as the community celebrates 150 years of its Swedish heritage. On Sunday, families gathered in the downtown square for a community picnic and live music by Birdfoot.

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    Historic landmarks across the state of Nebraska serve as reminders of prehistoric animals that once roamed the land and sea and the great migration of settlers to the West.      

    The first try at making a lake the focal point of a housing subdivision, and not a public park, was just blocks south of Fontenelle Park. And there was a lake across Underwood Avenue from Memorial Park.

    Nebraska towns range in size from one resident (Monowi) to more than 400,000, but these are only the settlements that have withstood the test of time. Here are the stories of 15 communities in the state that can no longer be found on a map.

    Nebraska towns range in size from one resident (Monowi) to more than 400,000, but these are only the settlements that have withstood the test of time. Here are the stories of 15 communities in the state that can no longer be found on a map.

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