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Gering, Nebraska

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Garlock Cabin

In early 2001, the North Platte Valley Museum embarked on an ambitious project to move part of a 113 year-old cabin from it's original "home" in Gering, Nebraska several blocks to the inside exhibition area of the Museum. Construction on the cabin began in 1887

Gering, NE Pioneer Life

W.H. Jackson Collection

William Henry Jackson, frontier photographer and artist, was an early photographer of the American West, as well as an accomplished artist. He traveled the Oregon-California Trail in 1866 and 1867

Gering, NE Arts

Scotts Bluff National Monument

Named for fur trapper Hiram Scott, this imposing natural formation was originally called ma-a-pa-te ("hill that is hard to go around") by Indians in the region. Scotts Bluff, rising 800 ft above the surrounding valley floor, and 4649

Gering, NE Landmarks


Mitchell Pass

Following the opening or rediscovery of the Platte River route to the west by the fur traders and mountain men of the 1820's and 1830'

Gering, NE Pioneer Life

Things to do near Gering, NE

Lodgepole Opera House

The two-story false-front commercial building was constructed by Frank Isenberger in 1911 as a garage, with the opera house l...