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Our State
Topic
Our State: Early Nebraska to Statehood
Title

The History of Nebraska as Told by Peter Sarpy

Speaker

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Description

Dressed in period costume and speaking in his native French accent, “Peter Sarpy” describes the transformation of Nebraska from French colony to statehood. This dramatic one-act play uses humor, interactive audience participation and factual historical anecdotes to captivate youth and adult audiences alike. This living-history presentation is appropriate for schools, civic groups, churches, museums and festivals.

Age Group
Grade 4 to Adult

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Lincoln
Norfolk
  • The Johnny Carson Fund at the Nebraska Cultural Endowment
Omaha
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