Events

Date:
November 21, 2019
Time:
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Location:
Nebraska History Museum

Upcoming Events

11/22 Piecing Together The Past Exhibit Opening
10/18, 11/27, 12/27, 01/03, 03/13, 04/10 School's Out!
09/04, 10/02, 11/06, 12/04, 01/08, 02/05, 03/04, 04/01, 05/06 Homeschool Wednesdays
12/08 Kennard House Holiday Open House

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Woman standing over sink, lifts a pencil sketch on paper out of water bath.

Simons' Sketches

11/19/2019

The Ford Conservation Center has been treating a series of sketches by Iowa artist George Simons.  The sketches were gifted by a private donor to PACE (Pottawatomie Art Culture...

Horses enjoying the pasture

Gone to Horse Heaven

11/13/2019

Dr. Enos Lowe was one of Omaha's pioneer settlers and its first mayor. He also owned a pair of horses, George and Jim, that were inseparable for 20 years. He wrote about them in the Omaha Daily Herald after ...

Marker Monday: U.S. Naval Ammunition Depot

11/11/2019

Our Historical Markers across Nebraska highlight fascinating moments and places in our state's past. 

Today we focus on the site of the Navy's largest World War II inland munitions depot, which at one...

Fourteen men pose for a photo. Text below them says "The Ossenkop Jury, Mar. 1st, 1909. Plattsmouth, Neb."

Jury Duty

11/07/2019

It's safe to say that jury duty isn't the most enjoyable thing in the world. But for one Omaha jury in February 1893, things got so bad that they actually went on strike!

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Northwest corner 13th and Douglas, Omaha, August 1868

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Northwest corner 13th and Douglas, Omaha, August 1868

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