Legacy of the Plain Museum Archival Material

Legacy of the Plain Museum Archival

The Legacy of the Plains library and archive includes thousands of items. They include rare publications (including books, newspapers, magazines, maps, manuscripts, and other print resources); a unique collection of technical literature related to farming and farm equipment; audiovisual materials; personal, corporate, and governmental archives; homestead filings and land records; documents of local area businesses; and thousands of images dating from the 19th century to the present, both physically and digitally.
Henderson Collection

Paul and Helen Henderson Oregon Trail Collection

The Paul and Helen Henderson Oregon Trail Collection is one of the most complete trail research tools in existence. It consists over 100 boxes of historical material, including thousands of slides, dozens of maps, thousands of photographs, several manuscripts, and more than 300 pioneer diaries, guides, journals, and letters from the period 1805-1883.

Legacy of the Plains Museum

Located on the Oregon Trail, the Legacy of the Plains Museum features an impressive collection of pioneer and early community artifacts, antique tractors, and farm implements; an 80-acre working farm; historic farmstead structures; and striking views of Scotts Bluff National Monument. Come live the timeless stories of the Nebraska prairie.
Voices on the Praire Wind

Voices on the Praire Wind Podcast

In July of 2021 David Wolfe, Director of Legecy of the Plains Muesum in Gering, Nebraska, contacted Long Draw Productions in reference to equipment needed to create a podcast which would serve two purposes.
Minge Longhorn Herd Donated by Harold and Barb Minge

Minge Longhorn Herd Donated by Harold and Barb Minge

Minge Longhorn Herd Donated by Harold and Barb Minge.

Explore thousands of years’ worth of words, images, and objects from the High Plains.

Legacy of the Plain Museum houses one of the region’s most significant collections of artifacts and archival resources. Our collection includes thousands of items, covering more...