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

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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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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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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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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