― Stuhr Museum of the Prairie Pioneer, Grand Island, Nebraska. Building designed by Edward Durell Stone. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) ∙ I'm not sure what it is about Grand Island that fascinates me so much. It's kind of like right in the center of the country. The true center of the contiguous states lies about 100 miles south, but Grand Island kind of seems like the center. Grand Island is about half-way across the state of Nebraska on Interstate 80. If you're crossing the country on I-80 [...].