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
The Mormon Trail through Nebraska was not a narrow pathway in the same sense as a road. It was a corridor which might be a few dozen yards wide to several miles in width depending on the terrain. The oxen dictated the pioneers'
This scene shows the Pawnee Indian Village which was located one mile south of Genoa, Nebraska from 1858 to 1878, with their great Chief Petalesharo in the foreground. It is a picture of a large mural, 9' x 38'