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The mission of the Gage County Historical Society is to preserve, enhance, and showcase the unique history of Gage County by connecting our stories to develop appreciation throughout the wider community.
November 24-26, 2023
Holiday Open House
At Gage County Historical Society and Museum
Special sales and discounts in the museum gift shop.
November 24, Black Friday- 10:00am- 4:00pm
November 25, Small Business Saturday- 10:00am- 4:00pm
November 26, Museum Store Sunday 1:00pm -4:00pm. (Those who come in this day will get up to 30% off in the gift shop)
We will be serving tea, coffee, and free samples of fruit cake from Beatrice Bakery. Scavenger hunts for the kids with a special prize and a raffle ticket for the children’s book “Places in Time: A New Atlas of American History”.
Special showing of the 30-minute documentary “50th anniversary of Gage County Historical Society and Museum” on Friday November 24 at 11:00am and at 1:00pm.
Special showing of the 20-minute documentary “They Came, They Stayed: The History of Adam’s Nebraska” on Saturday November 25 at 11:00am and at 1:00pm. As well as on Sunday November 26 at 2:00pm.
Everyone who comes through the museum are entered in a drawing for a framed copy of the "1874 Bird's Eye view of Beatrice."
You can even do an early sign up for our “Breakfast with Santa” event that will be on December 9, 2023.
If you have any questions, please contact the museum at 402-228-1679.
Check out more events on our Event Calendar
Filley Stone Barn Preservation Project
We have the window wells, the barn door, and the mason work completed! Thanks to our generous donors! We just have a few more mason projects on the barn to complete because the first time around they found a few more issues that need to be taken care. We also are raising money for our Cottage Hill Farm Outdoor Classroom which will be located on site. This outdoor classroom will be used for summer camps, Pioneer days, and other activities put on by the society. We are raising $26,000 for the outdoor classroom and an additional $2000 for the mason work. If you would like to donate to this project, please give the museum a call.
Buy merchandise in our Gift Shop.