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Christmas Time in the City!

Christmas Time in the City!

Did you know that Minden, Nebraska is known for being Nebraska’s Christmas City? Minden has been named the best place to celebrate Christmas in the Midwest, and all for good reason. The history behind this lovely Christmas town dates back all the way to 1915, when the...
Buttons Galore!

Buttons Galore!

Have you ever taken the time to really think about buttons? The history of buttons, different colors, unique shapes, various uses for buttons. You’ve never thought about that? Me neither. That was why I was intrigued when I heard about a button collection at the...
The First Universal Model T

The First Universal Model T

Interested in classic Fords and want to learn more? Come visit this classic Ford Model T and many others at Harold Warp Pioneer Village located in Minden, Nebraska.  History The Ford Model T first debuted in 1908 in Detroit, Michigan, and was sold until 1927. The...
Riding Into the Past

Riding Into the Past

As the West expanded in the 1840s with events like the Oregon Trail and the Gold Rush people flocked to the unknown of the west, receiving a letter was a big deal in the 1800s. This expansion was great but journeying into the unknown came with zero established...
Past Travel

Past Travel

If you like horses then you would have loved getting around back in the day. That is, until the steam powered engine came along. However, prior to ingenuity and modernized ways of travel, in the 1800-1900’s people needed a way in which they could travel. The best way...
What isn’t cool about Cable Cars?

What isn’t cool about Cable Cars?

Have you ever heard of San Francisco Cable cars? Maybe wonder how people were getting from point A to point B before gas cars took over? Or are you eager to learn how it was built? Then you came to the right place. Andrew Smith Hallidie invented cable cars in the...