The Center Sicily School – District #23 was used from 1886-1958 in South Gage County.
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Sunken Gardens – Lincoln
The history of the Sunken Gardens in Lincoln is a bit unique. It began as a Lincoln trash dump and the citizens of Lincoln worked to turn it into a beautiful garden oasis in 1930.
Hot off the Press! New Nebraska History Books!
It’s been a while since we posted a Nebraska History book list! We have a great new list of recently published books on Nebraska History.
Clara Colby: Suffragette of Southeast Nebraska
A new book was published in 2020 about our Southeast Nebraska Suffragette, Clara Colby. Clara Colby was also the first librarian of Beatrice. The book, “Clara Colby: The International Suffragist” was written by John Holliday who discovered Clara Colby in his family tree.
Palmer-Epard Cabin – Homestead National Historic Park
The Palmer-Epard Cabin was built by George W. Palmer in 1867. It was moved to the Homestead National Monument in 1950.
National Register of Historic Places: Researching Historic Properties Bulletin – 1991
The U. S. Department of the Interior and the National Park Service in conjunction with the National Register of Historic Places published this Bulletin in 1991 for people researching historic places and buildings for applications to be placed on the National Register of Historic Places. This is great starting point if you are doing any kind of research for this purpose.
Gage County: Portrait and Biographical Album – 1888
Portrait and Biographical Album of Gage County, Nebraska: containing full page portraits and biographical sketches of prominent and representative citizens of the County by Chapman Brothers (Chicago, Ill.) – 1888.
Preserving Pioneer History: Cemeteries in Nebraska
We have a big problem in Nebraska with our old pioneer cemeteries. Farming continues to encroach on abandoned cemeteries.
Civil War: Roster of Nebraska Volunteers – 1888
In 1888, The Office of the Nebraska Adjunct General of the State (Edgar. S. Dudley) published the following book “Roster of Nebraska Volunteers” from 1861 – 1869″.
Nebraska Historic Building Survey – Richardson County – 1993
The Reconnaissance Historical Building Survey Final Report for Richardson County by the Nebraska State Historical Society was conducted in 1993 with the following report issued.