Experience Our Heritage

Category: Exhibits


The travelling exhibit The Way We Worked by the Smithsonian is about showcasing how Americans have worked through the years.  The exhibit shows what changes have occurred in the workforce in America from the mid-19th century and the late 20th century.  Just like America, Goodland’s workforce and community have changed as well.  The county was founded in Read more…


The travelling exhibit The Way We Worked by the Smithsonian is about showcasing how Americans have worked through the years.  The exhibit shows what changes have occurred in the workforce in America from the mid-19th century and the late 20th century.  Just like America, Goodland’s workforce and community have changed as well.  The county was founded in Read more…


The travelling exhibit The Way We Worked by the Smithsonian is about showcasing how Americans have worked through the years.  The exhibit shows what changes have occurred in the workforce in America from the mid-19th century and the late 20th century.  Just like America, Goodland’s workforce and community have changed as well.  The county was founded in Read more…


The travelling exhibit The Way We Worked by the Smithsonian is about showcasing how Americans have worked through the years.  The exhibit shows what changes have occurred in the workforce in America from the mid-19th century and the late 20th century.  Just like America, Goodland’s workforce and community have changed as well.  The county was founded in Read more…


Today when a crime is committed police officers have a variety of different ways to communicate with each other.  With the help of e-mail, phones and radios, officers can alert other officers about criminals.  In the 1900s however, officers did not have the technological advances and had to rely on a messenger.  A prime example of this  Read more…


Today from 2:00 to 5:00 PM the High Plains Museum is hosting the opening reception for it’s newest exhibit Serve & Protect: The Story of the Goodland Police Department. Step out from the cold and into history at the High Plains Museum. Armed with coffee and donuts, uncover the story of the Goodland Police Department with interactive Read more…


Work is a huge part of who we are. It forms part of our identity, it keeps us busy and it provides for our families. In preparation for the upcoming Smithsonian exhibit “The Way We Worked”at the High Plains Museum, we would like to share a series of local work stories. The consequences of our actions can Read more…


Coming soon to the High Plains Museum is the exhibit Serve & Protect: The Story of the Goodland Police Department. Learn about the history of the Goodland P.D. through this interactive exhibit that chronicles the development of the Goodland Police Department from the days of the wild frontier. The exhibit will open October 1 through December 3. Read more…


Work is a huge part of who we are. It forms part of our identity, it keeps us busy and it provides for our families. In preparation for the upcoming Smithsonian exhibit “The Way We Worked”at the High Plains Museum, we would like to share a series of local work stories. Sherman County supports a healthy agricultural Read more…


Work is a huge part of who we are. It forms part of our identity, it keeps us busy and it provides for our families. In preparation for the upcoming Smithsonian exhibit “The Way We Worked”at the High Plains Museum, we would like to share a series of local work stories. Work takes different shapes, and for Read more…