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Rising Star Award



The Rising Star Award is a major emphasis by the NEBRASKAland Foundation.  The award recognizes outstanding new tourism attractions or significant expansions to existing attractions and efforts in economic and social development.  Contact a board member or the executive director to make a nomination.  

Ashfall Fossil Beds State Historical Park 2019
Nebraska Winery & Grape Growers Association 2019
Midwest Hop Producers 2019
Love's Jazz & Art Center , Omaha 2018
Stuhr Museum, Grand Island 2018
Kregel Windmill Factory Museum, Nebraska City 2017
Museum of Major League Baseball, St. Paul 2017
Bone Creek Museum of Agrarian Art, David City 2016
Crane Trust, Wood River 2016
Pour House Tasting Room/Friend Historical Society, Friend 2014
Nebraska State Fair, Grand Island 2012
Holy Family Shrine, Gretna 2012
Holocaust memorial, Lincoln 2011
Wessel Living History Farm, York 2010
Monsanto Research Center, Gothenburg 2010
Heartland Museum of Military Vehicles, Lexington 2008
International Quilt Center, Lincoln 2008
Golden Spike Tower, North Platte 2008
Firefighters Museum, Nebraska City 2008
Homestead Heritage Center, Beatrice 2007
Nebraska Ethanol Industry 2007
Speedway Motors Museum, Lincoln 2006
Lewis & Clark Center, Nebraska City 2004
Lauritzen Gardens, Omaha 2004
Historical Society-Behlen Home, Columbus 2004
Ponca State Park Education Center 2003
Red Cloud Opera House, Red Cloud 2003
Mari Sandoz Center, Chadron 2002
Desert Dome Doorly Zoo, Omaha 2003
Petrified Wood Gallery, Ogallala 2003
Fremont Histoic Visitors Center, Fremont 2000
Minden Opera House, Minden 2000
Lake McConaughy Center 2002
Kearney Archway, Kearney 2000