What is the Rockpile?
The Rockpile is a natural sandstone formation. It was used as a landmark for cattle drives to recognize proximity to Burlington Lake, where they could water and graze their cattle while waiting for shipment on the railroad. Four employees of the Burlington and Missouri Railroad (C. T. Weir, Frank Murrey, and Robert & George Durley) were the first to file homestead rights in Rockpile Draw (to the northeast of the rockpile near the present train depot) in March 1889. These were later purchased by the Lincoln Land and Livestock Company which planned the town and sold lots in 1891.

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1. What is the Rockpile?
2. How do I sign up a class or group to tour the museum?
3. How do I get copies of historic photos?
4. How did Campbell County get its name?
5. What is the doughnut shaped rock?
6. Why the camel as the high school mascot?
7. What are the cone shaped hills in Campbell County?