Legacy of the Plains Museum
2930 Old Oregon Trail
Gering, NE 69341
(308) 436-1989
info@legacyoftheplains.org
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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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Bean Day

Every year, Legacy of the Plains sets up a table in the Gering Civic Center for “Bean Day“, which is the annual meeting of the Nebraska Dry Bean …

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Trees Along the Trail 2015 winners

Congratulations to the winners of the 2015 Trees Along The Trail Christmas tree decorating contest!

1st place – Panhandle Quilt Guild

2nd place – Katahdin Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution

3rd place …

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A sneak peek

This is a sneak peek at our proposed corn pod and selected pieces of equipment.

It’s no secret that we are moving forward at Legacy of the Plains to develop …

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2015 High Plains Christmas

The weather cooperated nicely for High Plains Christmas this year!

We were, of course, able to host our traditional indoor events, including ornament-making, letters to Santa, a bean soup luncheon, Christmas …

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Warrior run

We hosted the Warrior Run 5K and 10K races again this year, with the museum parking lot serving as the start and finish line, and the museum lobby being used …

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A busy Harvest Festival!

Gosh, there was so much going on at Harvest Festival this year, we didn’t have time to run around to take a lot of pictures!

The corn harvest demos, pick-your-own-potato patch, …

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