Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder

On Wednesday, November 14th at 10:30 a.m. and Saturday, December 1st at 1:30 p.m.

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Celebrating English Traditions

On November 16th, enjoy an afternoon tea and be entertained by Mr. and Mrs. Fezziwig while learning about cherished English Victorian holiday traditions.
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Quilts: Stitches of History

Beginning November 3rd through January 3rd, the General Crook House Museum will be beautifully adorned with holiday decorations with the theme, Quilts: Stitches of History.
2018 Holiday Decor and Events

December Second Sunday: History of Offutt Air Force Base

On Sunday, December 9th, listen to Offutt AFB 55th Wing Historian John McQueney discuss the History of Service, Offutt AFB, and Fort Crook.

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Serving Proudly: A View of the Great War through Douglas County, Nebraska

Visit the lower level of the General Crook House Museum and engage in the local commitment to the war effort during WWI.
Our 2018-2019 Exhibit

We Live History

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 The mission of Douglas County Historical Society is to preserve and enliven historical insight in Douglas County, Nebraska.


Expand your mind with our classes, talks and programs.


Uncover the past and preserve your family history.


Study our collections, artifacts and special exhibits.

The General Crook House Museum is the perfect spot to celebrate special occasions.