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Annual Willa Cather Spring Conference

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The Willa Cather Pioneer Memorial and Educational Foundation (WCPM) sponsors the event, which studies and celebrates the works and times of the Nebraska Pulitzer Prize-winning author. All events are open to the public; owing to demand, registration is required. Registration forms are available by calling, or by email. A tour, panel discussion, banquet and entertainment are typical. Other educational seminars and workshops are sponsored by the Foundation in cooperation with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln or University of Nebraska-Kearney.

Independent antique, art, and quilt shows run concurrently in Red Cloud during the festival, and are open to the public without prior arrangement.

Annual Willa Cather Spring Conference


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Starke Round Barn

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Willa Cather State Historic Site

The Farmers' and Merchants' Bank building, 1889, was erected by Silas Garber, the founder of Red Cloud (1871), the fourth governor of Nebraska (1875-1879), and the prototype for Captain Forrester in A Lost Lady.

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The Willa Cather Foundation proudly hosts town and country tours where visitors can view the childhood home of Willa Cather as well as experience other historic buildings related to her life and writing.

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Webster County Historical Museum

Housed in a beautiful classical revival style mansion, the Museum located on West Highway 136, depicts the rich heritage of the early settlers of the county during the late 1800's and into the early 1900's. This 21-room, stately home built in 1907

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