SEASON 1 EPISODE 7 “VOICES ON THE PRAIRIE WIND“
David Wolf, Director of the Legacy of the Plains Museum, and Vicki Schmitt is joined by Brian Croft.
Brian Croft talks with David and Vickie about the history of maps in Nebraska. He was born in Omaha, Nebraska, but has spent the last 16 years teaching Composition, Literature, and Nebraska History at Western Nebraska Community College in Scottsbluff. He lives with his wife, Erica, and their two children, enjoying the wide spaces and abundant wildlife afforded by the Panhandle.
An avid collector of maps and ephemera focusing on Nebraska, Brian appreciates any opportunity to share his passion for history, be it in the classroom or the community, and he knows the importance of understanding our personal, social, and political histories.
- Specail thanks to Kaspen Hailey for his contribution of original music to the Voices on the Praire Wind Podcast.Learn more abourt Kaspen Hailey’s music.
- This program was produced with the help of Long Draw Productions.
- Distributed by, and available at Buzzsprout
HISTORY OF THE PODCAST
After months of preparation, on August 25, 2021, the first “Voices on the Praire Wind Podcast” was dropped, made public, on several global platforms launching the Legacy of the Plain Museum in Gering, Nebraska into a new era of global communication, sharing the stories, people and events of the High Plains with the rest of the world.
LEGACY OF THE PLAINS MUESUM
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.