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Hastings Downtown District Added to National Register of Historic Places

We're pleased to announce that the Hastings Downtown Historic District has been listed in the National Register of Historic Places! (more…)

Our new trustees for 2019

Charles Schroeder of Eagle and David C. Levy of Omaha have joined our Board of Trustees for 2019. (more…)

Noon Bites Lecture: Learn All About Cattle Brands

Actual cowboy Marlen Luff stopped by the Nebraska History Museum to share what he knows about the history of cattle branding and show off a few of his own brands. Catch ...

Six New Locations Added to National Register of Historic Places

History Nebraska is pleased to announce six Nebraska locations have been listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Domme-Haase Farmstead in Madison County, ...

Farm Strike! The 1977 Tractorcade

On December 10, 1977, Lincoln experienced one of its worst traffic jams ever, as over a thousand tractors and farm trucks descended on the capital to send a message: ...

The Christmas Wagon Comes to Fort Robinson, 1882

In December 1882, soldier Martin Weber was given a pretty simple task: deliver Christmas packages to Fort Robinson from Fort Sidney. 125 miles over six days. A late ...

Scenes From Nebraska’s World War I Experience

World War I had a massive impact on every state in the Union, and Nebraska was no exception. This video, produced after the war, shows some of Nebraska's World ...

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