Gage County Historical Society and Museum

The mission of the Gage County Historical Society is to preserve, enhance, and showcase the unique history of Gage County by connecting our stories to develop appreciation throughout the wider community.



Calling all Photographers! 

Filley Stone Barn @150 Photography Contest 

We are looking for pictures of the barn to be entered into a photography contest for the new logo of the Filley Stone Barn. The winner will recieve $150 and their winning picture will be placed on all merchandise for the 150th anniversary event in 2024. There is an entry fee and regulations for each photo entered. Please go to our link at Filley Stone Barn @150 to learn more. 

Deadline to enter is May 1, 2023.





March 11th- An American Patriot by Don McPherson Book Signing Event- 1:00pm-3:00pm

Don Mcpherson from Adams, Nebraska just finished publishing his first book about his expereinces in WWII. The book title is An American Patriot. On March 11th at the Beatrice Public Library, come hear him speak about his experience and get a first hand chance to purchase his book. He can even sign it for you too. The cost of the book is $10. Cash Only. 



Check out more events on our Event Calendar

Upcoming Holiday Closing at the Museum 

December 19, 2022 through January 14, 2022 the museum will be closed to the public due to exhibit redesign. If you have family in town for the holidays during this time, please call the museum for a private tour. 


Filley Stone Barn Preservation Project 

We are preserving the Filley Stone Barn and building an outdoor classroom to be able to hold summer history camps at the barn. If you would like to donate to this project, please click on the link below. 





Buy merchandise in our Gift Shop.


Gage County Historical Society and Museum
101 North Second Street
Beatrice, NE, 68310
Phone: 402-228-1679 | Map
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