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Architecture on Tap - Carter Lake

Thursday, July 25, 2024
6:00 pm7:30 pm

Joslyn Castle & Gardens presents Architecture on Tap, a celebration of the historic communities and people that make Omaha unique.

Architecture on Tap is a happy hour history hang-out happening Thursdays in July and August! Grab a beer from Infusion Brewing Company, explore historic Joslyn Castle, then settle in for a low-key lecture presented by a local expert.

Carter Lake...what's the deal?! In 1877, the Missouri River changed course, leaving in its wake an oxbow lake. A little resort community sprung up along the banks of the new lake, and Iowa and Nebraska began a decades-long battle for ownership of the town.

Local historian and author Jim Fogarty of Legacy Preservation will guide us through the odd history of this small town, created by a fickle river and caught between two states.

Architecture on Tap is presented in partnership with AO, Lund-Ross Constructors, Nebraska State Historical Society Foundation, Hanscom Park Studio, and Infusion Brewing Company. We are grateful for the support of Humanities Nebraska and the Nebraska Cultural Endowment.

Doors open to the public at 5:30pm, and presentations start at 6pm.

Space is limited! Registration is $10 and this is a 21+ event!