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Descendants of DeWitty

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  • Times: Sunday 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM, Monday 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Tuesday 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM, Wednesday – Saturday 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Admission: Included w/Museum Admission
  • More Info: This 25-photo exhibition shares the history of the people of DeWitty, later known as Audacious, the largest and longest-lasting African American settlement in rural Nebraska. The settlers, including former slaves who had fled to Canada before the Civil War and their descendants, began to arrive in 1906-07, attracted by the 1904 Kinkaid Act’s offer of 640 acres of free land in the Sandhills.

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