Dawson County Historical Society to Hold Annual Meeting


The Dawson County Historical Society will hold its 2013 Annual Meeting on Saturday, February 9th.

Beginning at 10:30 a.m., at the Wilson Public Library in Cozad, the meeting will include a brief business meeting followed by a speaker. The meeting is open to members of the public, however only DCHS members may participate during the business portion.

The Wilson Public Library is located at 910 Meridian Ave., Cozad, NE 69130.

The meeting will cover a report on the state of the Society by Museum Director John Woodward and the election of individuals to the DCHS Board of Directors. Directors serve a three-year term and all active DCHS members are eligible for nomination.

Following the business portion of the meeting, Dale Nielsen, a retired Air Force officer and Dawson County native, will make a presentation. Nielsen will cover the 1919 Transcontinental Army Convey that followed the Lincoln Highway from Washington, D.C. to Oakland, California.

If you would like more information on the Dawson County Historical Society please contact John Woodward, Museum Director, Dawson County Historical Museum, P.O. Box 369, 805 N. Taft St., Lexington, NE 68850. You can also reach him by phone at (308) 324-5340 or email at