Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events:

  1. Burt County Brass Quintet and the Bancroft Melody Chimers - Holiday Tunes December 24, 2014

    Get into the holiday spirit by attending the John G. Neihardt State Historic Site’s December “Sunday Afternoon at the Museum” program. Mark your calendar for December 14 at 2:00 p.m., and don’t forget to bring your family, friends, and even your Grinch-y neighbor to Bancroft to rejoice at the holiday music of the Burt County Brass Quintet and the Bancroft Melody Chimers. The quintet features Gary Fugman (Decatur) and Jim Groth (Oakland) on trumpet; Brenner Beavers (Tekamah) playing the French horn; Jeff Watson (Lyons) playing trombone; and Viktor Sundleaf (Bancroft) playing tuba. Enjoy sweet treats, holiday décor, and good company after the program. You may even find a unique gift in our selection of books, CDs, and beaded jewelry. Both the program and reception are free and open to the public.


  2. Standing Bear’s Footsteps January 11, 2015

    2:00 p.m. - Showing of Film Standing Bear’s Footsteps with Presentation by the Associate Producer of the Film, Princella Parker – Reception to follow.

  3. Photographers and the Plains Indian February 8, 2015

    2:00 p.m. - Exhibit Opening and Presentation of “Photographers and the Plains Indian” with Dr. Denny Smith, Associate Professor of History and Director of Native American Studies at UNO – Reception to follow.

  4. Nebraska POW Camps March 8, 2015

    2:00 p.m. - Author Melissa Amateis Marsh Presenting Nebraska POW Camps: A History of WWII Prisoners in the Heartland

  5. Desmond Egan March 15, 2015

    2:00 p.m. - Reading by Irish Poet Desmond Egan

  6. Spring Conference April 25, 2015

    9:00 – 4:00 p.m. - Spring Conference: “Correspondence on the Great Plains: Historic Letters from the 19th and 20th Century” (Registration Fee)

  7. 50th Anniversary of Neihardt Day August 2, 2015

    11:30 a.m. - 50th Anniversary of Neihardt Day

For more information, please contact the Neihardt State Historic Site at 1-402-648-3388 or 1-888-777-4667 or by email at neihardt@gpcom.net. Visit the site at 306 W. Elm Street, Bancroft, NE.


Updated on December 13, 2014