Flights of Honor Exhibit

Flights of Honor Exhibit

When:
March 3, 2021 – March 7, 2021 all-day
2021-03-03T00:00:00-06:00
2021-03-08T00:00:00-06:00
Where:
301 Colfax St
Schuyler
NE 68661

The “Flights of Honor” exhibit includes hundreds of photos and a number of videos from the 13 days of flights that took 3,466 veterans to Washington, D.C. to see their memorials.

The Oak Ballroom is a historic building in Schuyler, Nebraska constructed with dozens of native oak trees hauled to the building site from the nearby Platte River using horse and buggies. A Works Progress Administration project it was completed in 1937. The building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It was designed by Nebraska architect Emiel J. Christensen.Native rock is used for the walls and the ballroom is at the entrance to Community Park on the Mormon Trail. Chuck Hagel recalled attending dances at the ballroom and a fight at the locale.

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