Archive for the ‘History’ Category

Book Signing at A to Z Books

Book Signing Wednesday, 09.21.2016 at A to Z Books, 115 W. 4th St. Come and meet author William B. Matson, and the closest living relatives to Crazy Horse, who helped make this book possible by sharing their family’s history and memories of Crazy Horse.

Grand Duke Alexis Rendezvous

For more information, or to purchase tickets for the bus tour of the Rendezvous site near Hayes Center, please contact the Lincoln County Historical Museum at 308-534-5640.

North Platte Canteen Flip Book

Does the story of the North Platte Canteen warm your heart? If you’d like to know just what it took for 55,000 volunteers to greet more than six million service men and women during World War II, then you need to read this book. If you’d like a hard copy, it’s available here in the […]

Once Upon a Town – the Miracle of the North Platte Canteen

Events are scheduled throughout the month of March in celebration of the selection of Bob Greene’s book “Once Upon a Town – the Miracle of the North Platte Canteen” as the “One Book, One Nebraska” selection for 2014. The kickoff for the series is on Friday, March 7 with Canteen Stories Presented by Local Actors […]

North Platte featured in Nebraska Humanities Programs

Two programs referencing important happenings in North Platte’s history are on the agenda for Nebraska Humanities.

Canteen Meal and Coffee Nov. 8 & 9

Join the Lincoln County Historical Museum for a celebration of the North Platte Canteen. This is a special season to remember the service that our men and women give for our country. Homemade recipes from our local Canteen Cook Book will be served.   The event is Friday November 8 at 5:30pm and Saturday November […]

Once Upon a Town, the Story of the North Platte Canteen is 2014 One Book, One Nebraska

2014 One Book One Nebraska Announced Once Upon a Town by Bob Greene is Nebraska‚Äôs reading choice for the 2014 One Book One Nebraska statewide reading program. In this nonfiction story, bestselling author and award-winning journalist Bob Greene goes out in search of “the best America there ever was,” and finds it in a small […]