Writer / Humanities Speaker / Independent Historian

Jeff Barnes


as your next speaker!

(402) 571-1349


150@150: Nebraska's Landmark Buildings

Produced by the Architectural Foundation of Nebraska and American Institute of Architects, Nebraska Chapter, 150@150 is a celebration of the built world of Nebraska in its 150th anniversary of statehood. This colorful, richly photographed collection includes the earliest buildings constructed by newcomers to the territory, its most recognizable landmarks, and the newest and most dynamic structures designed by the architectural firms of today.

$29.95 (Nebraska residents add $2.10 for tax)

  • Hardbound
  • 160 pages
  • 230 photos

The Great Plains Guide to CUSTER

  • Paperback
  • 225 pages

The first historical travel guide to more than one hundred forts, battlefields, and other sites visited or frequented by the legendary William F. "Buffalo Bill" Cody! Contains information on Cody's experiences growing up, in shipping, the Pony Express, scouting for the army, developing Buffalo Bill's Wild West, ranching, and town-founding, along with directions to finding the sites and the best times to visit. Also includes fascinating sidebar stories that you haven't heard about Cody, making this an invaluable addition to your home library and your glove compartment! 

$19.95 (Nebraska residents add $1.40 for tax)

EXTRA INNINGS: The Story of Modisett Ball Park

The Great Plains Guide to BUFFALO BILL

  • Hardbound
  • 64 pages

Richly and colorfully illustrated, the amazing story of a Nebraska ranching town that hosted baseball schools and tryout camps for the Milwaukee Braves, New York Yankees, and Los Angeles Angels. 

Written for the 2014 restoration of the ball park, the book is fine recounting of one of the most unusual of Nebraska baseball stories.

$14.95 (Nebraska residents add $1.05 for tax)

  • Paperback
  • 242 pages

The first historical travel guide to 85 sites visited by George Custer in his decade west of the Mississippi. You’ll find not only directions to the battlefields and forts at which Custer served, you’ll also find locations where he met with Buffalo Bill Cody, the Grand Duke Alexis of Russia, and William Tecumseh Sherman. 

“Jeff Barnes provides a fascinating guide to the sites associated with Custer from the post-Civil War period to the Little Bighorn. Very comprehensive and authoritative.”
—Robert M. Utley, author of Cavalier in Buckskin: George Armstrong Custer and the Western Military Frontier

$19.95 (Nebraska residents add $1.40 for tax)