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In Memory

Sami Windle 1 Comment Behind The Scenes, Goodland's Treasures

In honor of Memorial Day next Monday we have chosen an object related to the brave men and women who serve our country.  Have you ever driven down a street and saw a flag hanging from the window with a blue or gold star on it?  These flags are called Service Flags and are an official banner by the

Remembering a Disappearing Generation

Sami Windle 1 Comment Events, Exhibits

The death of Florence Green earlier this year was a significant moment for the world. Mrs. Green, who would have turned 111 on 19 February, was the last surviving World War I veteran. While marking the end of a generation forever, the focus is now on survivors and veterans of World War II and the Ho

Thanks to the Vets!

Sami Windle Exhibits, News

The High Plains Museum would like to offer our thanks to veterans of all wars this Memorial Day. In observance of the holiday, the Museum will be closed Monday, May 28th. Thank a veteran and look for an article in the Goodland Star News about our 2011 Veterans Oral History Project that collected

Let’s Go Fly!

Sami Windle 1 Comment Around Goodland

During the 1960’s the Renner Field Municipal Airport was up and running and ready for flight.  People could depart and land in Goodland.  It also has history ties to the 1940's and WWII pilots.  Today the Renner Field Municipal Airport does not fly passenger planes, it does serve an integral ro