In 1929 a group of local men visited every Black household in North Platte, telling people to get out of town by 3 p.m.
The story of Chimney Rock is ready to be told once again! Our Chimney Rock Museum will open its doors this Saturday, August 1st.
F. W. Carlin survived a 143-foot fall down a well, but then he had another problem. Nobody knew he was there, and no one was likely to coming looking for him. If was to make it out alive, he would have to do it on his own.
Our Historical Markers across Nebraska highlight the important stories in our state's past.
Today, we're focusing on a sad story: the death of White Buffalo Girl during the forced removal of the Ponca from their homeland and the promise that the people of Neligh made to her father, Black Elk.
The National Register of Historic Places is the nation's inventory of properties deemed worthy of preservation. It is part of a national program to coordinate and support local and private efforts to identify, evaluate, and protect the nation's historic and archeological resources. The National Register was developed to recognize historic places and their role in contributing to our country's heritage. Properties listed in the National Register either individually or as contributing to a historic district are eligible for State and Federal tax incentives.
Our Historical Markers across Nebraska highlight fascinating moments and places in our state's past.
Pibel Lake Recreation Area grew out of an 1897 irrigation claim for water rights. 150 years and two hotels later, it's a popular vacation destination.
The Conservators at the Ford Center work their magic on a piece of history from the Harry Truman Library: A sporting license given to Amelia Earhart in 1928.
Our Historical Markers across Nebraska highlight fascinating moments and places in our state's past. Today, we're focusing on the story of a building we know very well. It's the post headquarters at Fort Robinson, which today houses our Fort Robinson History Center!
The American Association for State and Local History and History Nebraska proudly announce that History Nebraska is the recipient of an Award of Excellence for the Votes for Women exhibit on display at the Nebraska History Museum in Lincoln.
After going dark to the public on March 17th due to the coronavirus pandemic, History Nebraska announces that all sites, museums, and facilities that closed due to the pandemic will reopen Tuesday, July 7th. Every site will follow stringent cleaning procedures to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our employees and guests.