The Mirage Flats Project

When
Aug 24 2019 -
9:00am to 4:00pm

Please note: Times listed are local times (CT or MT) depending on the location of the event
About this event
Description: 
The Sheridan County Historical Society will present an event on the History of the Mirage Flats Irrigation District at the Heritage Museum in Hay Springs, NE. Information will be presented to the public by way of display in the Heritage Center Museum from 9 A.M. to 4 P.M., Saturday, August 24, 2019 during the Hay Springs Friendly Festival. The Mirage Flats Project will focus on the history of the Mirage Flats, Nebraska area which had a long-lasting and profound effect upon agriculture in the region. It opened a door to a future of extensive irrigation in Western Nebraska. The displays and topics will include Mirage Flats history, irrigation project histories, census reports, homestead and unit holder family stories. It will include photos, maps, books, and other items. The event will be held in the museum at no charge to the public. The History of Mirage Flats Irrigation District event is one of many grants funded by Humanities Nebraska (HN). HN awards more than $257,000 in grants each year.
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Location
Hay Springs Heritage Museum
133 N. Main St.
Hay Springs, NE 69347
United States
Phone: (308) 638-7643
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