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SENIOR COALITION VISITS TRAILS & RAILS MUSEUM / BUFFALO COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Updated: Mar 15, 2023

The Senior Coalition traveled back in time on February 28th, at Trails & Rails Museum/ Buffalo County Historical Society as they shared information from the past 150 years in Kearney.




Broc Anderson presented the group with stories and photos of Kearney's history. Topics included Kearney Normal/State Collage, KMA and Korean Military Academy, State TB Hospital, the Midway Amusement Park, 1733 Ranch, and Lincoln Highway. To learn more about these stories and how to pre-order the Sesquicentennial Book, click here.


(photos courtesy of Trails & Rails Museum / Buffalo County Historical Society)


The new Bison Exhibition was out for the group to see as well. Make sure to visit before May 10 to see this amazing display!



Projects in 2023 include

March

  • Kearney 150 Exhibit and Bison Exhibition (until May 10)

  • 10 - Fabulous Friday (2nd Friday of every month at 2pm) “History of Riverdale”

  • 26 - DAR Kearney History Chautauqua @ T&R 2pm - 4pm

April

  • 1 - Japanese Cultural Program

  • 14 - Fabulous Friday (2nd Friday of every month at 2pm)

  • 16 - Annual Meeting Presentation @ 2pm - Gene Beerbohm KVFD History and Today

  • 29 - Kearney Woman’s Club Susan La Flesche Fundraiser @ 7pm ($20 a ticket)


Other events include:

  • BCHS Sesquicentennial Book Project

  • Kearney 150 Birthday Party June 24, 2023

  • Kearney Vintage Baseball game July 23, 2023

  • From Beyond the Grave Cemetery Tour Sept 29 - Oct 1

For more information about upcoming events at Trails & Rails Museum / Buffalo County Historical Society, visit the Facebook page by clicking here.

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