Speaking Schedule

2024 Calendar

June

  • Saturday, June 8, 2 pm - Hastings Public Library - “The (Mad) Queen of the Prairies”

  • Sunday, June 9, 2 pm - Omaha Public Library, 84th and Grover - “The Queen’s Road: Nebraska’s Bumpy Ride to Statehood”

  • Tuesday, June 11, 2 pm - Elgin Public Library - “The (Mad) Queen of the Prairies: Frenzied First Years of the Nebraska Territory”

  • Thursday, June 13, 6 pm - Lied Public Library, Winside - “The Queen’s Road: Nebraska’s Bumpy Ride to Statehood”

  • Tuesday, June 18, 6:30 pm - Fairbury Public Library - “To Live and Die on the Plains”

  • Thursday, June 20, 6 pm - Beatrice Public Library - “The Queen’s Road: Nebraska’s Bumpy Ride to Statehood”

  • Tuesday, June 25, 6:30 pm - Council Bluffs Public Library - “Marking Nebraska: Our (Mostly) Hidden Monuments”

  • Thursday, June 27, 6:30 pm - Springfield Memorial Library - “Buffalo Bill’s Nebraska”

July

  • Sunday, July 7, 1 pm (MT) - Dundy County Historical Museum, Benkelman - “Nebraska’s Royal Buffalo Hunt of 1872”

  • Wednesday, July 10, 1 pm - Lied Senior Center, Seward - “Buffalo Bill’s Nebraska”

  • Thursday, July 11, 2 pm - Louisville Care Community - “Jesse James in Nebraska”

  • Saturday, July 27, 2 pm - Raymond A. Whitwer Public Library, Tilden - “Buffalo Bill’s Nebraska”

August

  • Saturday, August 3, 1 pm - Wayne Public Library - “Buffalo Bill’s Nebraska”

  • Monday, August 5, 6 pm - Tekamah Public Library - “The Mad Queen of the Prairies: The Frenzied First Years of the Nebraska Territory”

  • Friday, August 9, 11:50 am - Hamilton County Senior Center, Aurora - “The Mad Queen of the Prairies”

  • Saturday, August 10, TBA - Indianola Historical Society - TBD

  • Thursday, August 15, 6:30 pm - Bellevue Public Library - “The Queen’s Road: Nebraska’s Bumpy Ride to Statehood”

  • Thursday, August 22, 6:30 pm - Keene Memorial Library, Fremont - “The Forts of Nebraska”

  • Saturday, August 24, TBD - Hay Springs Annual Friendly Festival - TBD

  • Tuesday, August 27, 5:30 pm - Wilson Memorial Library, Cozad - “Marking Nebraska: Our (Mostly) Hidden Historical Monuments”

September

  • Sunday, September 1, 2 pm - Fort Hartsuff State Historical Park - “The Forts of Nebraska”

  • Sunday, September 8, TBD - Old Fort Meade Museum, Sturgis SD - “The Forts of South Dakota”

  • Tuesday, September 10, TBD - Knight Museum and Sandhills Center, Alliance NE - “The Queen’s Road: Nebraska’s Bumpy Ride to Statehood”

  • Sunday, September 15, 2 pm - Central Community College, Grand Island - “Marking Nebraska: Our (Mostly) Hidden Historical Monuments”

  • Monday, September 16, 6 pm - Fullerton Public Library - “Marking Nebraska”

  • Tuesday, September 17, 6:30 pm - Schuyler Public Library - “Buffalo Bill’s Nebraska”

  • Saturday, September 21 - Sunday, September 22 - South Dakota Festival of Books, Brookings, SD

  • Sunday, September 29, 2 pm - Frontier County Historical Society, Curtis Community Center - “The Queen’s Road: Nebraska’s Bumpy Ride to Statehood”

October

  • Sunday, October 13, 2 pm - Central Community College, Grand Island - “The ‘Mad’ Queen of the Prairies: The Frenzied First Years of the Nebraska Territory”

  • Wednesday, October 16, 12 noon - Hruska Memorial Public Library, David City - “The Queen’s Road: Nebraska’s Bumpy Ride to Statehood”

November

  • Sunday, November 3, 2 pm - Central Community College, Grand Island - “The Queen’s Road: Nebraska’s Bumpy Ride to Statehood”

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