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Homesteading on the Plains at Fort Kearny

June 26 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Visit Fort Kearny State Historical Park on June 26 for a 1 p.m. to experience homesteading history on the plains!


1 p.m.: The first 75 people at the event will receive FREE Fairbury hot dogs, sourdough bread with jam, lemonade and cookies.

1:45 p.m.: John Hunt, author of “Secrets of the Sandhills”, will speak about homesteading in Nebraska from the 1860s to the Kinkaid Act. Enjoy a musical performance by Fort Kearny’s museum host, Tim Sharkey.

A valid Nebraska state park vehicle permit is required for entry.


June 26
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Fort Kearny State Historical Park
1020 V Rd.
Kearney, NE 68847
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(308) 865-5305
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