Aurora NE Plainsman Museum Photos

The Aurora Plainsman Museum has accumulated many collections ranging from the household goods of early settlers, to autos, farm equipment plus a few heritage buildings. The nearby Hamilton County Courthouse (1895) is Aurora's other attraction.

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Mural of Native Americans hunting buffalo on horseback by Sidney King at Aurora Plainsman Museum. Aurora, NE.Mural of Pawnee Indian Village by Win J. Mumma at Aurora Plainsman Museum. Aurora, NE.Mural of Spanish explorer Coronado on American plains by Ernest Ochsner at Aurora Plainsman Museum. Aurora, NE.Mural of Mallet Brothers crossing Nebraska by Sidney King at Aurora Plainsman Museum. The French brothers & associates were first whites to cross NE where they named Platte River & created Santa Fe trail. Aurora, NE.
Mural of Native Americans hunting buffalo on horseback by Sidney King at Aurora Plainsman Museum. Aurora, NE.Mural of Pawnee Indian Village by Win J. Mumma at Aurora Plainsman Museum. Aurora, NE.Mural of Spanish explorer Coronado on American plains (1541) by Ernest Ochsner at Aurora Plainsman Museum. Aurora, NE.Mural of Mallet Brothers crossing Nebraska (1739) by Sidney King at Aurora Plainsman Museum. The French brothers & associates were first whites to cross NE where they named Platte River & created Santa Fe trail. Aurora, NE.
Mural of Lewis & Clark in Nebraska by Ernest Ochsner at Aurora Plainsman Museum. Aurora, NE.Mural of exploration by fur traders by Sidney King at Aurora Plainsman Museum. Aurora, NE.Mural of settlers in prairie wagons displacing Indians by Sidney King at Aurora Plainsman Museum. Aurora, NE.Mural of Deepwell Ranch, a stop on stage coach & cross country route, noted for its clean water by Sidney King at Aurora Plainsman Museum. Aurora, NE.
Mural of Lewis & Clark in Nebraska (1804-6) by Ernest Ochsner at Aurora Plainsman Museum. Aurora, NE.Mural of exploration by fur traders by Sidney King at Aurora Plainsman Museum. Aurora, NE.Mural of settlers in prairie wagons displacing Indians by Sidney King at Aurora Plainsman Museum. Aurora, NE.Mural of Deepwell Ranch, a stop on stage coach & cross country route, noted for its clean water by Sidney King at Aurora Plainsman Museum. Aurora, NE.
Mosaic floor of jackrabbit by Wesley Huenefeld at Aurora Plainsman Museum. Aurora, NE.Arrowhead collection at Aurora Plainsman Museum. Aurora, NE.Chippewa Indian beaded war apron at Aurora Plainsman Museum. Aurora, NE.Prairie sod hut at Aurora Plainsman Museum. Aurora, NE.
Mosaic floor of jackrabbit by Wesley Huenefeld at Aurora Plainsman Museum. Aurora, NE.Arrowhead collection at Aurora Plainsman Museum. Aurora, NE.Chippewa Indian beaded war apron (c1880-90) at Aurora Plainsman Museum. Aurora, NE.Prairie sod hut at Aurora Plainsman Museum. Aurora, NE.
Log cabin at Aurora Plainsman Museum. Aurora, NE.Turkey platter & soup tureen brought to NE by early settler at Aurora Plainsman Museum. Aurora, NE.Recreation of a frontier commercial street at Aurora Plainsman Museum. Aurora, NE.Recreation of late 18th C living room at Aurora Plainsman Museum. Aurora, NE.
Log cabin at Aurora Plainsman Museum. Aurora, NE.Turkey platter & soup tureen (c1871) brought to NE by early settler at Aurora Plainsman Museum. Aurora, NE.Recreation of a frontier commercial street at Aurora Plainsman Museum. Aurora, NE.Recreation of late 18th C living room at Aurora Plainsman Museum. Aurora, NE.
Doll collection at Aurora Plainsman Museum. Aurora, NE.Model of Nebraska state capitol at Aurora Plainsman Museum. Aurora, NE.Alanson P. Brush Runabout auto at Aurora Plainsman Museum. Aurora, NE.Reo Touring Car by Ransom E. Olds after leaving Oldsmobile at Aurora Plainsman Museum. Aurora, NE.
Doll collection at Aurora Plainsman Museum. Aurora, NE.Model (1932) of Nebraska state capitol at Aurora Plainsman Museum. Aurora, NE.Alanson P. Brush Runabout (1906) auto at Aurora Plainsman Museum. Aurora, NE.Reo Touring Car (1908) by Ransom E. Olds after leaving Oldsmobile at Aurora Plainsman Museum. Aurora, NE.
Collection of tractor seats at Aurora Plainsman Museum. Aurora, NE.Collection of tractor seats at Aurora Plainsman Museum. Aurora, NE.Moline Mandt horse-drawn freight wagon at Aurora Plainsman Museum. Aurora, NE.Moline Mandt wagon sign at Aurora Plainsman Museum. Aurora, NE.
Collection of tractor seats at Aurora Plainsman Museum. Aurora, NE.Collection of tractor seats at Aurora Plainsman Museum. Aurora, NE.Moline Mandt horse-drawn freight wagon at Aurora Plainsman Museum. Aurora, NE.Moline Mandt wagon sign at Aurora Plainsman Museum. Aurora, NE.
Collection of agricultural reapers at Aurora Plainsman Museum. Aurora, NE.Altman-Taylor combine harvester at Aurora Plainsman Museum. Aurora, NE.Belt drives of Altman-Taylor Machinery Co. of Mansfield, OH, harvester at Aurora Plainsman Museum. Aurora, NE.Reeves Steam Tractor by Emerson Brantingham Co. of Rockford, IL, at Aurora Plainsman Museum. Aurora, NE.
Collection of agricultural reapers at Aurora Plainsman Museum. Aurora, NE.Altman-Taylor combine harvester at Aurora Plainsman Museum. Aurora, NE.Belt drives of Altman-Taylor Machinery Co. of Mansfield, OH, harvester at Aurora Plainsman Museum. Aurora, NE.Reeves Steam Tractor by Emerson Brantingham Co. of Rockford, IL, at Aurora Plainsman Museum. Aurora, NE.
Collection of farm tractors at Aurora Plainsman Museum. Aurora, NE.Early American school room at Aurora Plainsman Museum. Aurora, NE.Painting of Theodore Roosevelt leading Roughriders at Aurora Plainsman Museum. Aurora, NE.Portrait of Woodrow Wilson by Pach Brothers of New York at Aurora Plainsman Museum. Aurora, NE.
Collection of farm tractors at Aurora Plainsman Museum. Aurora, NE.Early American school room at Aurora Plainsman Museum. Aurora, NE.Painting of Theodore Roosevelt leading Roughriders at Aurora Plainsman Museum. Aurora, NE.Portrait of Woodrow Wilson by Pach Brothers of New York at Aurora Plainsman Museum. Aurora, NE.
Hamilton County Courthouse. Aurora, NE.Towers of Hamilton County Courthouse. Aurora, NE.Aurora Civil War Memorial in town square. Aurora, NE.
Hamilton County Courthouse (1895). Aurora, NE. Style: Richardsonian Romanesque. Architect: William Gray. On National Register.Towers of Hamilton County Courthouse. Aurora, NE.Aurora Civil War Memorial in town square. Aurora, NE.

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