Coming Events and Programs

July Quarterly Program: Andrew Carnegie, Industrialist & Philanthropist

Living History Entertainment
July 14, 2019     ||     2:00PM   ||     Wilde Center, Cottey College, 1000 W. Austin, Nevada, MO

Join the Vernon County Historical Society in honoring the 100th anniversary of the passing of Andrew Carnegie, famed 19th century industrialist and philanthropist, with a special first-person impression of the man, given by talented impersonator Dr. Jeffrey Smith of Lindenwood University. Sponsored by White Ember Financial of Nevada, MO

Special Exhibit – Patriot Nations: Native Americans In Our Nation’s Armed Forces

Patriot Nation is a traveling exhibition from the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian. The exhibit explores the ways in which Native men and women have served America’s Armed Forces in every major military encounter from the Revolutionary War to today’s conflicts in the Middle East. Visitors will learn how Native American servicemen and women served to protect and defend the U.S.S

Traveling Temporary Exhibit
September 5, 2019 –  October 6, 2019 || Normal Museum Hours  || Bushwhacker Museum
Patriot Nations: Native Americans In Our Nation’s Armed Forces was produced by the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian. The exhibition was made possible by the generous support of the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians.