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Sarpy County Museum (In-Person & Virtual)

2402 Clay St., Bellevue, NE 68005

May 16, 2021 - 2:00pm

o Author W. Bruce McCoy will be giving a presentation on his historical fiction book "Bellevue: Nebraska's Oldest Frontier Town". This story follows the tales  two families in wagon trail headed from Louisville, KY to Oregon. They, however, stop their journey due to tragedies, and start their lives in frontier-town Bellevue. Aiding the fictional story of these two families is factual information on the wagon trail route, what Bellevue was like in the frontier days, and overall what pioneer life was like.  

o He will also be discussing his research process and inspiration for the book. Books are available at the museum and on Amazon. Museum hours at Tuesday-Saturday, 10-4pm.  

o This presentation will be given over zoom, with limited availability in person. To view this presentation on zoom, visit this link: or dial-in to listen at 312-626-6799. 

o In-person attendance is limited to 20 guests. To make a reservation, please call us at 402-292-1880, email us at [email protected], or message us on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter.  

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