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Semiquincentennial Commission

Semiquincentennial Commission

Who We Are

The Semiquincentennial Commission was created by the Nebraska Legislature through LB 275 in 2021, and consists of seventeen members, including the Director and CEO of History Nebraska. The purpose of this commission is to develop programs and plans for the official observance of the 250th anniversary of the founding of the United States. The commission will work with the United States Semiquincentennial Commission and other agencies and organizations to execute commemorative events and implement educational activities, events, and celebrations related to the 250th anniversary.

Upcoming Meetings

In accordance with the Open Meetings Act, the Semiquincentennial Commission will meet virtually and
in person to conduct business at Nebraska History Museum, Gilmore Room, 131 Centennial Mall N,
Lincoln, NE 68508 on Thursday, December 1 at 12:00 p.m. Central Standard Time. An Agenda is available
during normal business hours by calling (402) 471-6661.

Google Meet joining info
Video call link: https://meet.google.com/nkm-mbpt-iyo
Or dial: (US) +1 828-610-5796 PIN: 264 707 939#

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Being a member is the easiest way to be involved in our mission to preserve and share our state's rich history. Find out how!


Volunteers work with History Nebraska staff members to support our mission

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Interested in joining the History Nebraska team? Keep an eye on job listings!