Patriot Day

Flowers were laid at the base of the 9/11 Memorial Monument inside Wyuka Cemetery on Monday to honor those who died and to recognize the local first responders of Nebraska Task Force 1 who traveled to New York after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.

Purple Heart Day

Wyuka Historical Foundation’s Vice President Diane Bartels presided over the laying of flowers to commemorate Purple Heart Day, August 7, 2017.  The flowers were resented by Bill Spielman, Commander of the Lincoln Chapter of The Military Order of the Purple Heart and foundation board member Joyce Peck, the Gold Star Mother of SSG Patrick Hamburger, who is buried in Wyuka. Wyuka Trustee, Bob Fitzsimmons, made a donation to pay for the flowers.

Upcoming Events


Sunday, October 8, 2017 at 2pm – Fall walking tour of Wyuka with local historian Ed Zimmer.  Meet at Rudge Chapel.

Saturday, December 16, 2017 – Wreaths Across America event to place wreaths in Soldier Circle.   Program at 11am with laying of the wreaths following.

Wyuka Historical Foundation supports the preservation, interpretation, and public use of Nebraska's historic state cemetery.