News & Updates

February 22, 2022 | by Watkins

2022 Annual Report

The Douglas County Historical Society and the Watkins Museum of History are pleased to present the 2021 Annual Report. View…
February 15, 2022 | by Watkins

Grover Barn

In this episode, Kerry Altenbernd, Chair of Guardians of Grover Barn shares the story of Grover Barn, one of the…
December 7, 2021 | by Watkins

Lone Star Lake

In this episode, learn how the Great Depression impacted the construction of Lone Star Lake, a recreational lake and campsite…
November 16, 2021 | by Watkins

Elizabeth Watkins

The debut episode of Time Capsule with the Watkins Museum of History features Lawrence’s most generous benefactress, Elizabeth Miller Watkins. Learn about…