Monthly Archives: October 2011

Home Movie Day reminder

Do you remember the clatter of the projector while images of family, friends and faraway places danced on a screen? Well, even if you don’t, you’re sure to enjoy Nebraska’s first “Home Movie Day,” a tribute to amateur movie making. … Continue reading

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The Alma Nightwalker

2 Chadron Journal 3/28/1902 Alma, Nebraska, population about 1,100, is found near the Harlan Reservoir south of Hastings and just north of the Kansas border. Back on March 28, 1902, a most unusual story was being told. The “Alma Nightwalker,” … Continue reading

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The Headless Ghost of Redington, Nebraska

The month of October can sometimes inspire images specific to the Halloween season. In December we think about Christmas, with brightly decorated trees and wrapped gifts full of surprise. In July we think red, white and blue thoughts as we … Continue reading

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“Home Movie Day” at the Nebraska State Historical Society!

Do you remember the clatter of the projector while images of family, friends and faraway places danced on a screen? Well, even if you don’t, you’re sure to enjoy Nebraska’s first “Home Movie Day,” a tribute to amateur movie making. … Continue reading

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Buffalo Hunt at Niagara Falls

James Butler “Wild Bill” Hickok, billed as “the most celebrated Scout and Hunter of the Plains,” began his brief career in show business in 1872 at Niagara Falls with a few captured buffalo and a staged hunt. The hunt was … Continue reading

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