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

Happy 149th birthday, Nebraska!

149 years ago today, March 1, 1867, President Andrew Johnson issued a proclamation declaring Nebraska a State, thus adding a 37th star to the United States flag.

It can be difficult …

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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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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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Welcome, O’Sage and Rainy!

Meet O’Sage, heifer calf of momma longhorn Sage!

That clever name was suggested by Kathy Yates of Mitchell.

The day after O’Sage was born, mama longhorn Cleo was also toting around a …

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Draft horse driving clinic

In mid-May, the Legacy of the Plains Museum campus was busy with the sound of neighs, whinnys, hoofbeats, and jingling tack. The museum hosted its first-ever draft horse driving clinic, …

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