Nebraska Authors

Jeff Barnes

Jeff Barnes is a fifth-generation Nebraskan, past chairman of the Nebraska Hall of Fame Commission, and former marketing director for the Durham Western Heritage Museum. His goal in writing is to "get people off the Interstate, and to get them to go where history happened."

Places Lived

Omaha, Ne

Author Of

  • Nonfiction

Keywords

History; Nebraska subjects; the American West

Education

University of Nebraska, Lincoln, degree in Broadcast Journalism

Occupation

Newspaper Editor
Reporter

Places Worked

KFRX in Lincoln, NE
Nebraska City News-Press, Reporter and Columnist
Midlands Business Journal, Omaha, Reporter and Editor
Press Secretary for Ben Nelson
Freelance Journalist

Honors

John H. Ames Reading Series, Featured Reader, 15 November 2009

Bibliography

Forts of the Northern Plains: Guide to the Historic Military Posts of the Plains Indian Wars. 2008.
The Great Plains Guide to Custer: 85 Forts, Fights, & Other Sites. 2011.
The Great Plains Guide to Buffalo Bill: Forts, Fights & Other Sites. 2014.
150@150: Nebraska's Landmark Buildings at the State's Sesquicentennial. 2017.

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