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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.

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

Landmark Store Holiday Sales

December 3: 25% discount for MEMBERS ONLY and
December 10: 20% discount for everyone

The Landmark Store Locations: Room 1417 of the Nebraska State Capitol and the Chimney Rock National Historic Site, 1.5 miles south of NE Hwy 92, Bayard, NE

Stop in to see our selection of Nebraska products, books, and gifts. Call 402-471-2062 for more information.

Free Open House

December 7, 1 pm - 5 pm–Thomas P. Kennard House, 1627 H St. and the Wm. H. Ferguson House, 700 S 16th St.

Take a Sunday stroll before or after the State Capitol Tree lighting and see two of Lincoln’s finest historic house decorated for the holidays!

Free Family Fun Day

December 13, 2 pm - 4 pm–Celebrate a Pioneer Christmas  

Listen to Pioneer music and Christmas carols, create pioneer ornaments to take home, enjoy a pioneer house dance, make pioneer gifts for family and friends.

Monthly Brown Bag Lecture Series

December 18, 12 Noon–Archaeology Q & A”
Lincoln City-County Building, 555 S 10th St. Room 303

A presentation by Highway Archeologist Nolan Johnson. For more information about the Brown Bag Lectures call 402-471-4764 or email

Hour at the Museum

December 23, 10 am - 11 am, hear the book One Splendid Tree by Marilyn Helmer–See WWII posters and photographs, try on WWII uniforms, make paper snowflakes, enjoy coloring sheets.

December 30, 10 am - 11 am, hear  the book A Boy Becomes a Man at Wounded Knee by Ted Wood and Wanbli Numpa Afraid of HawkLearn about the Wounded Knee tragedy of Dec. 29, 1890, see photographs and maps, enjoy a coloring page of the Big Foot Memorial Ride Route. For more information about our Educational Workshops call 402-471-4757 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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