country school teaser

The Harmony School is a one-room schoolhouse near Nebraska City. An event focused on preserving country schools is July 19-20.

LINCOLN — Karen Keehr, a curator with History Nebraska, will be among the featured speakers July 19-20 at the annual Nebraska Country School Association’s convention at Nebraska City’s Lied Conference Center.

The two-day event will include presentations about the preservation of country schools in Red Cloud and Neligh, as well as a field trip to the Rock Bluff School south of Plattsmouth, the “Bloom Where You’re Planted” Farm Schoolhouse in Avoca, and the Murdock School in Murdock.

For more information or to register, visit the association’s website,

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