The fears, the passions, and the distinctive speech of the Western Nebraska homesteader come alive in the writings of Mari Sandoz. She was born on her father'
Author, lecturer, and award-winning poet, John Gneisenau Neihardt, arrived in Nebraska in 1892 at the age of eleven. Settling in Bancroft from 1900 to 1920
-- Joseph "Iron Eye" LaFlesche, last chief of the Omahas. One of his daughters, Susan LaFlesche Picotte, was the first woman doctor in the area.
-- Susette "Bright Eyes" LaFlesche (
Colonel Barney Oldfield was born in Tecumseh, Nebraska on December 18, 1909, and graduated from Elk Creek High School in 1928
The Gage County Historical Society Museum collections emphasize five major themes and number about 11,000 with over 4,000
From a samll farmhouse on the outskirts of pioneer Superior to a luxurious castle on a 30-acre estate within the London city limits.
In the spring of 1859
Any town in America would be proud of Wahoo's honor roll of native sons: Baseball Hall-of-Famer, Samuel "Wahoo Sam" Crawford; Pulitzer Prize winner, Dr. Howard Hanson;
Flying Doctor - Our town has recorded some unique "firsts" in the field of medicine and aviation. Beaver City was the home of Dr.Frank Brewster, Nebraska'
It was a beautiful summer Sunday in 1872
Red Cloud, the English name of Makhpiya Luta, the Oglala Sioux chief, and his followers were prominent participants in the Powder River War of 1865
A number of former residents achieved state and national prominence: * Heading the list is former Governor Frank Morrison and his wife, Maxine. Morrison began his law practice in Stockville.
It was in Beaver City in 1885