Frank House sets remaining December hours, final Cider Saturday

KEARNEY – The Frank House at the University of Nebraska at Kearney will host its final Cider Saturday this Saturday from noon to 5 p.m., allowing guests to tour the museum while enjoying a free cup of warm cider.

The museum includes holiday decorations, including nine full-size holiday trees decorated with authentic period ornaments, many which have been donated over the years.

The Frank House is open through Wednesday from 2 to 5 p.m. It is closed Thursday, Friday and Sunday.

Following the final Cider Saturday, it will open Dec. 28-31 with its regular 2 to 5 p.m. hours.

The museum is closed Jan. 1.

Located at the west end of the UNK campus, the Frank House was built in 1889 by George William Frank as a gift for his parents, George Washington Frank and his wife, Phoebe. The Franks ran a successful mercantile and real estate business, helped bring electricity to Kearney, and were major leaders in the early history of the community.

The Frank House serves as a history museum featuring photographs and artifacts from the Franks and others who lived in the house.

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