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News Release
June 15, 2009

SUBJECT: Former Lincolnite's book featured at Hour at the Museum, June 16

"The Death of the Iron Horse" by Paul Goble, a former Lincoln resident and award-winning children's book author and illustrator, will be featured at the Nebraska History Museum's "Hour at the Museum" Tuesday, June 16 at 10:00 a.m.

Children up to 4th grade will be able to: hear the story read, try on hide clothing and go inside a tipi, ride a stick horse, build a railroad town, do coloring pages, see objects related to the book in the exhibits in the Museum, and more.

Free Tuesday morning hours continue at the museum at 15th and P Street through August 11.

For further information about the free, fun opportunities for children, including workshops for kids 4th through 8th grade, contact Judy Keetle at the Nebraska History Museum, 471-4757 or email


For general information:

Lynne M. Ireland
Deputy Director
Nebraska State Historical Society
PO Box 82554
Lincoln, NE 68501
402.471.4758 (v)
402-471.3100 (f)

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