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NSHS Foundation

Kinman-Oldfield Suite
128 N 13th Ste 1010
Lincoln, NE 68508


Join Us in Keeping Nebraska History Alive.

At the Nebraska State Historical Society Foundation, we support the preservation, interpretation, and appreciation of Nebraska history. As a 501(c)(3) organization, we work directly with donors on their funding priorities in support of countless Nebraska State Historical Society (NSHS) programs, projects, and events. The Nebraska State Historical Society Foundation is especially grateful to those who have contributed to the NSHS through the Foundation throughout our sixty-eight year history.

November Events at the Nebraska History Museum "On the Move"

Free Family Workshop: Celebrate Civil War Remembrance Day

Saturday, November 15th from 2:00-4:00pm
at 1500 R Street, Lincoln
(NSHS headquarters building, second floor)

Go Inside a Civil War Camp
• Talk with descendants of Civil War Soldiers
• Inspect Civil War relics
• Practice marching drills
• Hear the Shapenote Singers perform
• Make craft projects

This celebration is brought to you by NSHS in cooperation with the Sons and Daughters of the Union Veterans of the Civil War. Watch for information about their program at the State Capitol on the morning of November 15th.

Upcoming December Events at 1500 R Street:

Saturday, December 13th: Free Family Fun Day – Celebrate a Pioneer Christmas
Tuesday, December 23rd: Hour at the Museum – Hear One Splendid Tree by Marilyn Helmer
Tuesday, December 30th: Hour at the Museum – Hear A Boy Becomes a Man at Wounded Knee by Ted Wood

For more information about our Educational Workshops call 402-471-4757 or email

Monthly Brown Bag History Forum Lecture Series

12 Noon, third Thursday of the month
Lincoln City-County Building, 555 S 10th St. Room 303 

November 20th: Enclosed Army Forts on the Northern Plains, 1819-1872, By Thomas R. Buecker

For more information about the Brown Bag Lectures call 402-471-4764 or email

The Nebraska History Museum is “On the Move”

The Nebraska History Museum is currently closed for renovation and expects to re-open in 2016. For more information call 402-471-4782.

The Landmark Store will move to our sister Landmark Store at the State Capitol (ground floor, room 1417). For more information call 402-471-3447.

Watch for educational programs for students & families at our headquarters (1500 R Street, Lincoln). For more information call 402-471-4757.

For updated information about the “Museum on the Move,” and additional programming, please visit

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