The museum hosted its second annual Paranormal Ghost Hunt Class on Saturday, October 24th with the Paranormal Investigative Team known as P.R.I.N.T. At least 15 people attended the class and got to experience a real-life paranormal investigation. If would like more information about the paranormal group or future paranormal classes, please call 402-416-1148 or email [email protected]. June 27 – Juneteenth Celebration
The Mayhew Cabin hosted its annual Juneteenth Celebration on Saturday, June 27th from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Over 100 people came to event and enjoyed presentations that included first person programs of Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass (performed by Lee Williams and Charles Pace respectively). In addition, the public was able to walk the grounds and talk with living history demonstrators such as Civil War reenactors. Part of the programming was funded in part by Humanities Nebraska and the Nebraska Cultural Endowment. February 26 – Black History Month program
‘To Do Battle in the Land’ Film showing. The Mayhew Cabin co-sponsored the showing of the National Park Service film John Brown’s Raid: To Do Battle in the Land at Peru State College. Over 15 students and faculty members were present. Afterwards, there was a discussion about John Brown and how he is viewed in today’s American society. Thank you to the local Phi Alpha Theta and Black Student Union chapters of Peru State College.