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.

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The Center

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

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The Foundation

Current projects, Membership, and the Newsletter.

Upcoming

Events

Nov
12
Sun
18th Annual Laureate’s Feast
Nov 12 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
When:
May 21, 2017 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
2017-05-21T14:00:00-05:00
2017-05-21T15:00:00-05:00
Cost:
Free

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