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Upcoming Events in Genoa Nebraska


July

4 - 5 Pawnee Days - Third weekend - Demolition derby, livestock show, barbecue, parade, horse show, baseball game, and a free breakfast at the airport with many fly-ins.

Ph: 402-993-2330 (Always call and confirm events)

August

20 - 21 Heritage Power and Equipment Show and Demonstration - Come enjoy corn shelling, thrashing, grain binding, milk separating, butter making, shingle making, saw mill, and haystacking all done with antique equipment. 8am-6pm.

Address: E. of Redwood Motel , Genoa, Nebraska
Ph: 402-993-9995 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: fpeach@megavision.com

27 - 28 Indian School Celebration - Special exhibits and historical tours. Former students and families share Indian School history. American Indian arts and crafts.

Address: 209 Webster Ave , Genoa, Nebraska
Ph: 402-993-6636 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.megavision.net/genoamuseum

December

Lewis & Clark Bicentennial Series - Lewis & Clark Bicentennial Series was developed by the Nebraska Humanities Council in collaboration with the Missouri Humanities Council. The program is being co-sponsored by the Genoa US Indian School Foundation and the Genoa Historical Museum. The theme of the series is "When Diverse Communities Intersect: Lewis & Clark Interact with America". The programs will be presented Sundays at 1:30 pm. There will be a different program each Sunday.

Address: Genoa Indian School Museum , Genoa, Nebraska
Ph: 402-993-6636 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: semark@megavision.com

15 - 17 Old Fashioned Christmas - Activities include: Kid's Crafts, Pancake Breakfast by the Lions Club, Soup & Cinnamon Roll Supper sponsored by Genoa Indian US School Foundation, Christmas Tea & Dessert sponsored by Genoa Historical Museum.

Christmas tea on Fri, 7pm; Sat, 2pm. Festival of Trees Fri, 6-9pm; Sat, 9-5pm; Sun, Noon-5pm. Tour of homes on Sun, 1-5pm.

Address: Various locations , Genoa, Nebraska
Ph: 402-993-2330 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: genoa_museum@hotmail.com

Attractions and Upcoming Events

U.S. Indian Industrial School Museum

Founded in 1884, the U.S. Indian Industrial School was located on 320 acres in the town of Genoa. Opening with only one building, the school grew to include thirty-nine structures on 640 acres and a maximum student population of 600

Genoa, NE Indian Heritage

Genoa Indian School Barns

Four barns still remain that were part of the U.S. Indian Industrial School (1844-1934)

Genoa, NE Historic Barns

Wright Site - NHR

Sometime between A.D. 1600 and 1750

Genoa, NE Archaeology

Indian School Smokestack

The brick smokestack stands alone where at one time it was attached to the power house that made steam heat which heated the buildings at the Indian Industrial School through underground tunnels. Electricity was also produced in this building.

Genoa, NE

St. Rose of Lima Church

St. Rose of Lima church is of Gothic architecture, its arches pointing heavenward like hands pressed together in prayer. Built in 1951, this building is the new St. Rose, an imposing stone structure that replaces the frame church made inadequate by the rapid growth of St. Rose of Lima parish.

Genoa, NE

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