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Updated Tuesday, September 06, 2011


Image courtesy Nebraska State Historical Society.

September 11, 2011
2 p.m.

Charles Brown’s 1861 Diary

Dennis Mihelich

Charles Brown was a young lawyer when he became the right-hand man to telegraph pioneer Edward Creighton. His journal survives as the only known daily chronicle of the building of the telegraph. Retired Creighton history professor Dennis Mihelich will discuss the book he recently co-edited with James Potter. Autographed copies will be available for purchase.

General Crook House
Historic Fort Omaha

The talk is free for members of the
Douglas County Historical Society.
A donation of $5 is suggested for the general public.

Ongoing Exhibits at Crook House and Heartland Park: 

Museum Exhibit
“Toys: The Changing Face of Childhood, 1860-1960”
Education Level,
Crook House Museum
Heartland of America Park Exhibit
8th and Farnam Streets

 “They Stick with You: Omaha's Time-Tested Restaurants”
60-foot display feeds your appetite for Omaha restaurants past and present
Call 455-9990 for more information. 

“Omaha: Then and Now,” Traveling History Trunks 
Available for elementary schools in and around Omaha,
the traveling history trunks celebrate our 150-year history with
replicas of period clothing, games and household items.



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