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Can We Take the Elevator to the Top?

Date: February 25, 2018
Time: 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Location: Chimney Rock National Historic Site

 

Chimney Rock is a very common name for landmarks. While we like to think of ours as the most famous, there are a LOT of Chimney Rocks... Read More

Digital Preservation Assessment Workshop

Date: March 1, 2018
Time: 9:00am to 12:00pm
Location: Nebraska History Museum

 

Calling all representatives from libraries, archives, museums, and area cultural heritage institutions!

The Nebraska History... Read More

Nebraska Historic Preservation Conference

Date: March 2, 2018 to March 3, 2018
Time: 9:15am to 4:45pm
Location: Metropolitan Community College, Fort Omaha Campus

Spend the day gathering ideas, solutions and inspiration to restore and preserve older homes and buildings. The Nebraska Historic Preservation... Read More

Witness the Weird!

Date: March 3, 2018
Time: 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Location: Nebraska History Museum

Get a behind the scenes look at the secret places we keep 151 years worth of the odd, strange, and unusual.

Artifacts and oddities include... Read More

The Mormon Trail and What it Means Today

Date: March 4, 2018
Time: 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Location: Chimney Rock National Historic Site

 

All 16 of Jack Whittier’s great-grandparents passed by Chimney Rock and Scotts Bluff, as they crossed through the North Platte Valley on... Read More

Noon History Bites

Date: March 5, 2018
Time: 12:00pm to 12:15pm
Location: Nebraska History Museum

The use of pottery was a technological breakthrough, protecting food from the elements and allowing it to be stored longer. Nebraska State... Read More

Community Dialogue

Date: March 8, 2018
Time: 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Location: Nebraska History Museum

 

Join members of the Lincoln Yazidi community in a conversation

Introduction to Geneology

Date: March 11, 2018
Time: 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Location: Chimney Rock National Historic Site

 

Have you ever wondered how to find out more about your family’s history? Floyd Smith, Director of the West Nebraska Family Research... Read More

Brown Bag Lecture - Japanese Nebraskans in the North Platte Valley, 1900-Present

Date: March 15, 2018
Time: 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Location: Nebraska History Museum

 

The North Platte Valley Japanese community has been around since 1900, yet most have lived almost their entire lives under that radar. ... Read More

Design by Anna Sousek

Free Family Fun Day: Irish Culture

Date: March 17, 2018
Time: 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Location: Nebraska History Museum

 

See the Lincoln Irish Dancers on St. Patrick's Day at 2 pm 

Create Irish related crafts

Hear Irish stories 

How Geography Helps Us Understand Disasters and Epidemics

Date: March 18, 2018
Time: 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Location: Chimney Rock National Historic Site

 

Epidemics and calamity have affected human history in myriad ways: demographically, culturally, politically, financially, and... Read More

Community Dialogue

Date: March 22, 2018
Time: 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Location: Nebraska History Museum

 

Join Pa Naw Dee, President of the Karen Society of Nebraska, for a presentation and community dialogue

The Plains Tribes and the Homestead Act

Date: March 25, 2018
Time: 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Location: Chimney Rock National Historic Site

 

Many tribes inhabited the immensity of The Great Plains, interacting with their environment, neighboring tribes, and European explorers... Read More

Design by Anna Sousek

Science Cafe-After Hours Panel Discussion

Date: March 27, 2018
Time: 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Location: Nebraska History Museum

 

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Noon History Bites

Date: April 2, 2018
Time: 12:00pm to 12:15pm
Location: Nebraska History Museum

 

Molly McPherson, UNL Ph.D. candidate and lecturer in the Textiles, Merchandising and Fashion Design program, will present an informative... Read More

Design by Anna Sousek

Free Family Fun Day: Welsh Culture

Date: April 14, 2018
Time: 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Location: Nebraska History Museum

 

Hear "Tales from Wales" with Welsh storytellers

Enjoy Welsh music

Play games and enjoy Welsh crafts

Sip on tea and... Read More

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