A piece of antique lighting Mark Cotrupi shared at the Nebraska City History Harvest event held at the Lewis and Clark Missouri River Basin Visitors Center on September 12, 2010.
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Mr. Cotrupi presented a 19th century Nebraska City tavern lantern from his collection of antique lighting to UNL History Harvest graduate student assistant Rob Voss. You can find this and other stories on theHistory Harvest YouTube Channel.
Mr. Cotrupi believes this is a factory-made tavern lamp that dates back to 1860s, and was probably the property of a Nebraska City establishments. For interviews and oral histories of this and other items please visit the History Harvest YouTube…