In August, 1997 the Pennsylvania Colony Historical Society of Nebraska was incorporated. The purpose of the Corporation was “…to discover and memorialize the history of the Pennsylvania Dutch people in the state of Nebraska; to discover, purchase, commission, or otherwise procure, and to publish or otherwise preserve writings, newspapers, journals, and the like, which shed light on the history of the Pennsylvania Dutch people; to discover, procure, and preserve physical objects that may relate to the history of the Pennsylvania Dutch people; to establish and maintain a museum on land leased or owned by the society; to hold regular meetings and other activities for the recreation and instruction of the members, and the general public; and for such other lawful purposes as is permitted under the Non-Profit Corporation Laws of the State of Nebraska.”
Any interested persons who are interested or may become interested may contact the officers of the Pennsylvania Colony of Nebraska Historical Society officers by phone or writing or email at the following… Look on about us page for contact info.
No part of the net earnings of the corporation shall insure to the benefit of … or be distributable to its members, directors, officers, or other private persons, except that the corporation shall be authorized and empowered to pay reasonable compensations for service rendered and to make payments and distributions in furtherance of the purpose as set forth in Article III. No substantial part of the activities of the corporation shall be the carrying on of propaganda, or otherwise attempting to influence legislation, and the corporations shall not participate in , or intervene in (including the publishing or distribution of statements) any political campaign on behalf of candidate for public office.