Legacy of the Plains Museum
2930 Old Oregon Trail
Gering, NE 69341
(308) 436-1989

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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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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