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Marker Monday: Martin Brothers – Two brothers shot by single arrow

Location Near Exit 305, interchange visitor center south of I-80 on Road 40C, Hall County, Nebraska View this marker's location: 40.79653, -98.492595 Marker ...

What Is It Wednesday – July 27 – Skinny metal stick with a loopy deal

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 ...

What Is It Wednesday REVEALED – July 27 – Collar Hook

"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 ...

Flashback Friday Encore: Town of Lemoyne Sacrificed for Lake McConaughy, 1941

Lemoyne population sign, ca. 1938 [NSHS RG5995.AM, B22, V1]   This year marks 75 years since the the completion of Kingsley Dam and the creation of Lake ...

What Is It Wednesday – July 20: If The Shoe Fits

Today we're changing up What Is It Wednesday. This artifact is obviously a shoe, so we're not asking you what it is. Instead we're asking: what KIND of shoe? In other ...

What Is It Wednesday – July 13 – Wooden round thing with a stick

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 ...

What Is It Wednesday: July 13 – Butter Mold

“What Is It Wednesday” Revealed – every Wednesday we post an unusual artifact from our collections and encourage viewers to guess the object.   9154-214  ...

What Is It Wednesday REVEALED – July 6 – Pineapple Snips

“What Is It Wednesday” Revealed – every Wednesday we post an unusual artifact from our collections and encourage viewers to guess the object. 9559-22 - Pineapple Eye ...

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