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Date:
August 24, 2019
Time:
1:00pm to 4:00pm
Location:
Nebraska History Museum, 131 Centennial Mall N, Lincoln

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09/04, 10/02, 11/06, 12/04, 01/08, 02/05, 03/04, 04/01, 05/06 Homeschool Wednesdays
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Kearney Street Fair, 1901 [RG2608.PH0-002495]

1901 Kearney Street Fair

08/21/2019

The Nebraska History Museum currently has an exhibit featuring the work of Solomon Butcher, open until June 1, 2020. Visit the museum and see...

Man driving a truck, 1926.

Sarg Cole's Sleepless Marathon Drive in Omaha

08/20/2019

In May 1925, Sarg Cole had what modern scholars might call a Bad Idea. He was going to drive around Omaha for 5 days straight with no sleep and nothing to drink but milk.

Marker Monday: Governor Frederick Valdemar Erastus Peterson

08/19/2019

Our Historical Markers across Nebraska highlight fascinating moments and places in our state's past. Today, we're focusing on Nebraska's 27th governor, who presided over the horrific Blizzard of 1949 during one...

Marker Monday: Weeping Water Academy

08/12/2019

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

 

Today, we're focusing on the Weeping Water Academy, which helped to educate the children of...

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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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