Lewis and Clark Campsite: July 15, 1804

The members of the Lewis and Clark Expedition camped a short distance south of here on the Nebraska side… Read More

Peru State College

Peru State College, originally incorporated as Mount Vernon Seminary, became Nebraska’s first state-supported… Read More

The Nebraska State Teachers’ Association

On October 16, 1867, the first meeting of the Nebraska State Teachers’ Association was held on this site… Read More


On August 29, 1854, shortly after the Kansas-Nebraska Act had opened the territory west of the Missouri… Read More

Muir House

This is the former home of Robert Valentine Muir, an early resident of Brownville. Born in Scotland in… Read More

Half-Breed Tract

It was an accepted custom for many early fur traders to marry into Indian tribes. As the Indians ceded… Read More