SEASON 1 EPISODE 2 “VOICES ON THE PRAIRE WIND”
David Wolf, Director of the Legacy of the Plains Museum, is joined by Vicki Schmitt and Jack Preston to talk about the impact of the Homestead Act and its impact in western Nebraska/Wyobraska area.
The Homestead Act was one of the major contributors to settlement in Wyobraska, and both of Jack’s great grandparents homesteaded in Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska. He has done extensive research into the early settlers in Scotts Bluff County.
- 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.
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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.