Main Topic: Our Nation
Topic: National Expansion & Reform
Topic: Trails and Homesteaders
Speaker: Jeff Kappeler
Away and Across the Plains: Pioneer Trails through Nebraska
Discover how pioneers passing through Nebraska territory in their journey west had a profound influence on the settling of the state. This presentation focuses on the lives and experiences of the emigrants and the pioneer inhabitants. It includes authentic artifacts used on the trail pertaining to the areas of transportation, food, clothing, tools and bedding.