Photo by Rick Neibel/Nebraska Tourism

The museum of the McPherson County Historical Society includes a historic bank, sod house and area artifacts. This area sparse in human population grazes huge numbers of cattle in surrounding lands. The long history of ranching in the area is also chronicled in the museum. Open by appointment. (308) 587-2376. The Totality in Tryon event will celebrate the solar eclipse on Aug. 21, 2017, with two days of events. See the special story on the next page.