Legacy of the Plains Museum
2930 Old Oregon Trail
Gering, NE 69341
(308) 436-1989
info@legacyoftheplains.org
Legacy of the Plains Museum's steampunk parade float. Photograph taken by Rick Myers.

Legacy of the Plains Wins First!

This Saturday during the Oregon Trail Days celebration in Gering, Legacy of the Plains Museum had a parade float entry in their 95th Annual Oregon Trail Days Parade. Titled “Turning …

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Lobby Photo Contest

The museum’s photo lobby contest is now closed and winners have been selected. Our three winners (in no particular order) are the following:

 

“Niobrara River in Agate Fossil Beds National Monument” taken …

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Japanese in western Nebraska

Did you know? Nebraska’s cultural diversity has included people of Japanese descent for more than 100 years. In the early 1900s, Japanese immigrants came to the North Platte River valley …

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Temporary gallery closure

The Legacy of the Plains Museum main exhibit gallery will be closed February 22-26 for the safety of our visitors and volunteers.

The main museum gallery is undergoing another step in …

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Square dance and pie social

An active, old-fashioned form of entertainment will liven up the museum Saturday, Feb. 20, when square dance caller and instructor Lucky Kochenower puts dancers through their paces.

Square dancing is considered …

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In memory of Charlie

Legacy of the Plains Museum is closed today, 2-16-16, to enable staff and volunteers to gather to remember a man who dedicated decades of his life to museum work, who …

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