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Sep 19 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
Public Opinion is More Than Law: The First Murder Brought to Court in the Nebraska TERRITORY On April 3, 1855 Charles A. Henry shot George Hollister near the town of Bellevue, shocking the residents of the newly established Nebraska Territory. Highlighting objects from the Byron Reed Collection, this exhibit chronicles the course of events from Hollister’s death through Henry’s unusual… Continue Reading Public Opinion Is More Than Law

Sep 19 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
SOUND THE ALARM: THE MAKING OF THE OMAHA FIRE DEPARTMENT The Omaha Fire Department traces its roots to 1860 when the city’s first firefighting company was founded. Called the Pioneer Hook and Ladder Company, these men battled fires through muddy, unpaved streets, hand-carrying buckets of water. In its 25 years of operation, the company evolved, added more stations, held annual… Continue Reading Sound the Alarm: The Making of the Omaha Fire Department

Sep 19 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
Taking it to the Streets: Grading Downtown Omaha August 17, 2019 – June 21, 2020 To combat six major hills in downtown Omaha the city undertook extensive street projects to lower inclines. This work was done throughout the 1880s–1920s with the largest of the projects being the grading of Dodge Street in 1920. In some locations, buildings were brought down… Continue Reading Taking it to the Streets: Grading Downtown Omaha

Sep 20 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
Public Opinion is More Than Law: The First Murder Brought to Court in the Nebraska TERRITORY On April 3, 1855 Charles A. Henry shot George Hollister near the town of Bellevue, shocking the residents of the newly established Nebraska Territory. Highlighting objects from the Byron Reed Collection, this exhibit chronicles the course of events from Hollister’s death through Henry’s unusual… Continue Reading Public Opinion Is More Than Law

Sep 20 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
SOUND THE ALARM: THE MAKING OF THE OMAHA FIRE DEPARTMENT The Omaha Fire Department traces its roots to 1860 when the city’s first firefighting company was founded. Called the Pioneer Hook and Ladder Company, these men battled fires through muddy, unpaved streets, hand-carrying buckets of water. In its 25 years of operation, the company evolved, added more stations, held annual… Continue Reading Sound the Alarm: The Making of the Omaha Fire Department

Sep 20 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
Taking it to the Streets: Grading Downtown Omaha August 17, 2019 – June 21, 2020 To combat six major hills in downtown Omaha the city undertook extensive street projects to lower inclines. This work was done throughout the 1880s–1920s with the largest of the projects being the grading of Dodge Street in 1920. In some locations, buildings were brought down… Continue Reading Taking it to the Streets: Grading Downtown Omaha

Sep 21 all-day The Durham Museum
Museum Day is an annual celebration of boundless curiosity hosted by Smithsonian magazine. Participating museums, such as The Durham and cultural institutions across the country provide free entry to anyone presenting a Museum Day ticket. The Museum Day ticket provides free admission for two people on Saturday, September 21, 2019. Tickets are available for the public to download at smithsonianmag.com/museumday/ Where… Continue Reading Museum Day Live!

Sep 21 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
Public Opinion is More Than Law: The First Murder Brought to Court in the Nebraska TERRITORY On April 3, 1855 Charles A. Henry shot George Hollister near the town of Bellevue, shocking the residents of the newly established Nebraska Territory. Highlighting objects from the Byron Reed Collection, this exhibit chronicles the course of events from Hollister’s death through Henry’s unusual… Continue Reading Public Opinion Is More Than Law

Sep 21 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
SOUND THE ALARM: THE MAKING OF THE OMAHA FIRE DEPARTMENT The Omaha Fire Department traces its roots to 1860 when the city’s first firefighting company was founded. Called the Pioneer Hook and Ladder Company, these men battled fires through muddy, unpaved streets, hand-carrying buckets of water. In its 25 years of operation, the company evolved, added more stations, held annual… Continue Reading Sound the Alarm: The Making of the Omaha Fire Department

Sep 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm The Durham Museum
Join us at The Platform on Saturdays from 10-Noon for special family-friendly programming. Each week will feature new activities and challenges for kids and adults of all ages. Registration is not required. ACTIVITY SCHEDULE DATE FEATURED ACTIVITY September 14 Explore why leaves change colors September 21 Autumn leaves absorption art September 28 Leaf stamping October 5 Learn about the parts… Continue Reading STEM Saturdays at The Platform

Sep 21 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
Taking it to the Streets: Grading Downtown Omaha August 17, 2019 – June 21, 2020 To combat six major hills in downtown Omaha the city undertook extensive street projects to lower inclines. This work was done throughout the 1880s–1920s with the largest of the projects being the grading of Dodge Street in 1920. In some locations, buildings were brought down… Continue Reading Taking it to the Streets: Grading Downtown Omaha

Sep 22 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
Public Opinion is More Than Law: The First Murder Brought to Court in the Nebraska TERRITORY On April 3, 1855 Charles A. Henry shot George Hollister near the town of Bellevue, shocking the residents of the newly established Nebraska Territory. Highlighting objects from the Byron Reed Collection, this exhibit chronicles the course of events from Hollister’s death through Henry’s unusual… Continue Reading Public Opinion Is More Than Law

Sep 22 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
SOUND THE ALARM: THE MAKING OF THE OMAHA FIRE DEPARTMENT The Omaha Fire Department traces its roots to 1860 when the city’s first firefighting company was founded. Called the Pioneer Hook and Ladder Company, these men battled fires through muddy, unpaved streets, hand-carrying buckets of water. In its 25 years of operation, the company evolved, added more stations, held annual… Continue Reading Sound the Alarm: The Making of the Omaha Fire Department

Sep 22 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
Taking it to the Streets: Grading Downtown Omaha August 17, 2019 – June 21, 2020 To combat six major hills in downtown Omaha the city undertook extensive street projects to lower inclines. This work was done throughout the 1880s–1920s with the largest of the projects being the grading of Dodge Street in 1920. In some locations, buildings were brought down… Continue Reading Taking it to the Streets: Grading Downtown Omaha

Sep 22 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
River City History Tour: Last Call for Alcohol: Omaha’s Bootlegging History The 18th Amendment to the Constitution did not stop people’s thirst for alcohol. By the time prohibition was the law of the land in 1919, Nebraska had been “dry” for two years. Organized crime syndicates had established a well-oiled machine to profit from those wanting to purchase illegal drink… Continue Reading SOLD OUT – Last Call for Alcohol Tour

Sep 24 @ 10:00 am – 8:00 pm The Durham Museum
Public Opinion is More Than Law: The First Murder Brought to Court in the Nebraska TERRITORY On April 3, 1855 Charles A. Henry shot George Hollister near the town of Bellevue, shocking the residents of the newly established Nebraska Territory. Highlighting objects from the Byron Reed Collection, this exhibit chronicles the course of events from Hollister’s death through Henry’s unusual… Continue Reading Public Opinion Is More Than Law

Sep 24 @ 10:00 am – 8:00 pm The Durham Museum
Sound the Alarm: The Making of the Omaha Fire Department The Omaha Fire Department traces its roots to 1860 when the city’s first firefighting company was founded. Called the Pioneer Hook and Ladder Company, these men battled fires through muddy, unpaved streets, hand-carrying buckets of water. In its 25 years of operation, the company evolved, added more stations, held annual… Continue Reading Sound the Alarm: The Making of the Omaha Fire Department

Sep 24 @ 10:00 am – 8:00 pm The Durham Museum
Taking it to the Streets: Grading Downtown Omaha August 17, 2019 – June 21, 2020 To combat six major hills in downtown Omaha the city undertook extensive street projects to lower inclines. This work was done throughout the 1880s–1920s with the largest of the projects being the grading of Dodge Street in 1920. In some locations, buildings were brought down… Continue Reading Taking it to the Streets: Grading Downtown Omaha

Sep 25 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
Public Opinion is More Than Law: The First Murder Brought to Court in the Nebraska TERRITORY On April 3, 1855 Charles A. Henry shot George Hollister near the town of Bellevue, shocking the residents of the newly established Nebraska Territory. Highlighting objects from the Byron Reed Collection, this exhibit chronicles the course of events from Hollister’s death through Henry’s unusual… Continue Reading Public Opinion Is More Than Law

Sep 25 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
SOUND THE ALARM: THE MAKING OF THE OMAHA FIRE DEPARTMENT The Omaha Fire Department traces its roots to 1860 when the city’s first firefighting company was founded. Called the Pioneer Hook and Ladder Company, these men battled fires through muddy, unpaved streets, hand-carrying buckets of water. In its 25 years of operation, the company evolved, added more stations, held annual… Continue Reading Sound the Alarm: The Making of the Omaha Fire Department

Sep 25 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
Taking it to the Streets: Grading Downtown Omaha August 17, 2019 – June 21, 2020 To combat six major hills in downtown Omaha the city undertook extensive street projects to lower inclines. This work was done throughout the 1880s–1920s with the largest of the projects being the grading of Dodge Street in 1920. In some locations, buildings were brought down… Continue Reading Taking it to the Streets: Grading Downtown Omaha

Sep 26 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
Public Opinion is More Than Law: The First Murder Brought to Court in the Nebraska TERRITORY On April 3, 1855 Charles A. Henry shot George Hollister near the town of Bellevue, shocking the residents of the newly established Nebraska Territory. Highlighting objects from the Byron Reed Collection, this exhibit chronicles the course of events from Hollister’s death through Henry’s unusual… Continue Reading Public Opinion Is More Than Law

Sep 26 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
SOUND THE ALARM: THE MAKING OF THE OMAHA FIRE DEPARTMENT The Omaha Fire Department traces its roots to 1860 when the city’s first firefighting company was founded. Called the Pioneer Hook and Ladder Company, these men battled fires through muddy, unpaved streets, hand-carrying buckets of water. In its 25 years of operation, the company evolved, added more stations, held annual… Continue Reading Sound the Alarm: The Making of the Omaha Fire Department

Sep 26 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
Taking it to the Streets: Grading Downtown Omaha August 17, 2019 – June 21, 2020 To combat six major hills in downtown Omaha the city undertook extensive street projects to lower inclines. This work was done throughout the 1880s–1920s with the largest of the projects being the grading of Dodge Street in 1920. In some locations, buildings were brought down… Continue Reading Taking it to the Streets: Grading Downtown Omaha

Sep 27 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
Public Opinion is More Than Law: The First Murder Brought to Court in the Nebraska TERRITORY On April 3, 1855 Charles A. Henry shot George Hollister near the town of Bellevue, shocking the residents of the newly established Nebraska Territory. Highlighting objects from the Byron Reed Collection, this exhibit chronicles the course of events from Hollister’s death through Henry’s unusual… Continue Reading Public Opinion Is More Than Law

Sep 27 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
SOUND THE ALARM: THE MAKING OF THE OMAHA FIRE DEPARTMENT The Omaha Fire Department traces its roots to 1860 when the city’s first firefighting company was founded. Called the Pioneer Hook and Ladder Company, these men battled fires through muddy, unpaved streets, hand-carrying buckets of water. In its 25 years of operation, the company evolved, added more stations, held annual… Continue Reading Sound the Alarm: The Making of the Omaha Fire Department

Sep 27 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
Taking it to the Streets: Grading Downtown Omaha August 17, 2019 – June 21, 2020 To combat six major hills in downtown Omaha the city undertook extensive street projects to lower inclines. This work was done throughout the 1880s–1920s with the largest of the projects being the grading of Dodge Street in 1920. In some locations, buildings were brought down… Continue Reading Taking it to the Streets: Grading Downtown Omaha

Sep 28 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
Public Opinion is More Than Law: The First Murder Brought to Court in the Nebraska TERRITORY On April 3, 1855 Charles A. Henry shot George Hollister near the town of Bellevue, shocking the residents of the newly established Nebraska Territory. Highlighting objects from the Byron Reed Collection, this exhibit chronicles the course of events from Hollister’s death through Henry’s unusual… Continue Reading Public Opinion Is More Than Law

Sep 28 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm The Durham Museum
RACE: Are We So Different? September 28, 2019 – January 5, 2020 It’s a simple truth. People are different. Throughout history, these differences have been a source of community strength and personal identity. They have also been the basis for discrimination and oppression. The idea of “race” has been used historically to describe these differences and justify mistreatment of people… Continue Reading RACE: Are We So Different?