Events

Date:
February 20, 2020
Time:
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Location:
Nebraska History Museum

Upcoming Events

02/27 Community Book Club: The Woman’s Hour: The Great Fight to Win the Vote
09/04, 10/02, 11/06, 12/04, 01/08, 02/05, 03/04, 04/01, 05/06 Homeschool Wednesdays
10/18, 11/27, 12/27, 01/03, 03/13, 04/10 School's Out!
03/13 School's Out! 4-H: Head , Heart, Hands, Health and History

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Marker Monday: German P.O.W. Camp

02/17/2020

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

Today we're focusing on a small marker that tells a big story: the German P.O.W. camps out at Fort...

2020 History Nebraska Award Winners

02/13/2020

Nebraskans from Geneva, Lincoln, Hartington, and Kearney to be Honored February 19th at the Nebraska History Museum

Left: woman standing beside high-wheel bicyle: Right: woman on an early-1900s motorcycle

Omaha’s Lillie Williams became a professional bicycle racer in 1889

02/11/2020

Starting in the high-wheel bicycle era, Lillie Williams of Omaha became a multi-sport professional athlete at a time when women’s sports were widely regarded as improper and physically harmful.

Axtel historical marker

Marker Monday: Axtell, Nebraska

02/10/2020

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

Today we're focusing on the village of Axtell, best known as the childhood home of two-time Olympic...

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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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