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What Is It Wednesday REVEALED – August 17 – Soapstone Foot Warmer

“What Is It Wednesday” Revealed – every Wednesday we post an unusual artifact from our collections and encourage viewers to guess the object. While this object is not on ...

What Is It Wednesday REVEALED – August 31 – Armadillo Basket

What Is It Wednesday - August 31 - Armadillo Basket This week marks the last segment of "What Is It Wednesday" for a while. Check in next Wednesday for our new segment, ...

What Is It Wednesday – August 31 – Scaly Brown Hollow Thing

Welcome to “What Is It Wednesday”! This week marks the last segment of "What Is It Wednesday" for a while, so make sure you try a guess! Check in next Wednesday for our ...

What Is It Wednesday – August 24 – Glass Tube With Weird Sphere At Bottom

Welcome to “What Is It Wednesday”! We’ll post a photo of an unusual artifact from our collections every Wednesday morning. Post your guess in the comments, and share ...

Marker Monday: Post South Loup Fork – a.k.a “Fort Banishment”

Marker Location 43847-43917 Nebraska 2, Ravenna, Buffalo County, Nebraska; 41.010822, -98.89572 View this marker's location. Marker Text On the South Loup River ...

Beatrice, Crete, and Schuyler Downtown Historic Districts Now Listed on the National Register of Historic Places

Corner of 11th and C Streets, view west, 1953. Photo courtesy of City of Schuyler   The historic downtown districts of Beatrice, Crete, and Schuyler are now ...

Noon History Bites – Learn New Things In Just 15 Minutes Over Your Lunch Hour

Noon History Bites at the Nebraska History Museum Centennial Mall and P Streets (131 Centennial Mall North) 12:00-12:15 p.m. Enjoy meaningful stories that abound at the ...

NSHS mourns death of esteemed colleague Jim Potter

The NSHS has lost an esteemed colleague and dear friend with the unexpected death of Senior Research Historian Jim Potter on Saturday, August 6. Jim began work at the ...

Timeline Tuesday: Burwell, Nebraska, Flying Machines, 1912 and 1964

 Welcome to our weekly series, "Timeline Tuesday." Every Tuesday, we'll post a brief Nebraska history story. The late NSHS historian and Nebraska History Associate ...

Timeline Tuesday: Schuyler Flour Mill Once the Largest West of Missouri River

The Schuyler Mill in its heyday. RG3466.PH4-6   During the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries more than five hundred flour mills were built in ...

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