Legacy of the Plains Museum
2930 Old Oregon Trail
Gering, NE 69341
(308) 436-1989
info@legacyoftheplains.org
Two dedicated volunteers have fun on the job

Shout Out to our Volunteers!

As we move forward into the upcoming summer months, the staff at Legacy of the Plains Museum would like to take the opportunity to thank all of our incredible volunteers …

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Happy 150th Birthday Nebraska!

Today is the big day – March 1st! 150 years ago today, President Andrew Johnson issued a proclamation declaring Nebraska a U.S. state.

Yesterday, Legacy of the Plains held a special early …

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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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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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