Welcome to the
John G. Neihardt
State Historic Site

Neihardt's Life and Legacy

Author of Black Elk Speaks and numerous other works of prose and poetry, John G. Neihardt is the Poet Laureate in Perpetuity of Nebraska. To commemorate his life and work, the John G. Neihardt State Historic Site was established on the site of his former home in Bancroft, Nebraska.
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Poetry is indeed the supreme form of human expression.
―John G. Neihardt
Plan Your Visit

Explore

John G. Neihardt

The Man

Explore his work, his honors, and photos. Hear him recite Black Elk's Prayer.

Explore

The Center

The Sacred Hoop Garden, Neihardt's Study, and more.

Get Involved

The Foundation

Current projects, Membership, and the Newsletter.

Upcoming

Events

May
1
Wed
2019 Nebraska Passport Program
May 1 @ 10:00 am – Sep 30 @ 4:00 pm
When:
April 27, 2019 @ 8:30 am
2019-04-27T08:30:00-05:00
2019-04-27T08:45:00-05:00
Where:
Neihardt State Historical Society
306 W Elm St
Bancroft NE 68004
Contact:
Nancy Gillis
402-648-3388 or 888-777-HOOP
May
30
Thu
3rd Annual Neihardt-Black Elk Hike
May 30 all-day
When:
April 27, 2019 @ 8:30 am
2019-04-27T08:30:00-05:00
2019-04-27T08:45:00-05:00
Where:
Neihardt State Historical Society
306 W Elm St
Bancroft NE 68004
Contact:
Nancy Gillis
402-648-3388 or 888-777-HOOP
Jun
9
Sun
Beer Fest 2019
Jun 9 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
When:
April 27, 2019 @ 8:30 am
2019-04-27T08:30:00-05:00
2019-04-27T08:45:00-05:00
Where:
Neihardt State Historical Society
306 W Elm St
Bancroft NE 68004
Contact:
Nancy Gillis
402-648-3388 or 888-777-HOOP

The Word Sender, our quarterly newsletter

See the latest news and information from the Neihardt Foundation and State Historic Site.

Current Word Sender
When:
April 27, 2019 @ 8:30 am
2019-04-27T08:30:00-05:00
2019-04-27T08:45:00-05:00
Where:
Neihardt State Historical Society
306 W Elm St
Bancroft NE 68004
Contact:
Nancy Gillis
402-648-3388 or 888-777-HOOP

Read the January 2019 Newslettter

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