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

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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The Way We Worked

We are so thrilled to be the first location in Nebraska to display the Smithsonian traveling exhibit “The Way We Worked”!

Representatives of several Nebraska museums were on hand today to …

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We Hired an Executive Director

The museum’s Board of Directors hired Sandra Reddish as Executive Director of Legacy of the Plains Museum to coordinate and oversee the day-to-day activities of the organization and the management of the organization’s …

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Wheat binding demonstration

On the morning of July 19, visitors are welcome to come to Legacy of the Plains Museum to watch a historical demonstration of how an International Harvester binder was used …

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2014 Free Land Chautauqua

The 2014 “Free Land? 1862 and the Shaping of Modern America” Chautauqua, hosted under the big tent here at Legacy of the Plains Museum, sponsored by Humanities Nebraska and myriad …

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