SEASON 1 EPISODE 8 “VOICES ON THE PRAIRIE WIND“
David Wolf, Director of the Legacy of the Plains Museum, and Vicki Schmitt are joined by Barb Netherland.
Barb Netherland joins David Wolf and Vicki Schmitt to talk about the Overland Trails, the Paul and Helen Henderson Collection, and the importance of diaries in depicting everyday life on the trail. The Henderson Collection features thousands of documents, maps, diaries, and other pieces of information on the Oregon, California, and Mormon Trails. Several volunteers have spent thousands of hours indexing the collections, and it is available for researchers to look at.
- Special thanks to Kaspen Hailey for his contribution of original music to the Voices on the Praire Wind Podcast. Learn more about Kaspen Hailey’s music.
- This program was produced with the help of Long Draw Productions.
- Distributed by, and available at Buzzsprout
- Download: “Voices on the Praire Wind” – Season 1 Episode 8 ( MP3 ), ( OGG )
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 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.