The staff at History Nebraska, including staff at the Ford Center, have spent the last year or so talking a lot about "curiosity". We've had workshops and discussions about why people are curious, what they are curious about, how to increase and nurture our own curiosity to make our jobs easier and our output better. One of the discussions was on topics that people are universally curious about. These include things like: themselves (people everywhere are curious about themselves!), things we don't talk about in polite society (think death, sex and money), f
Our Historical Markers across Nebraska highlight moments and places in our state's past. Today, we focus on a marker dedicated to the roughly 75 members of the Winnebago Tribe who served in the US Army as scouts from 1865-1866.