The Sutton Museum is the home of the Sutton Historical Society and is dedicated to the collection and preservation of historic artifacts and information about the Sutton, Nebraska community.
Wednesday, October 9, 2013
Johanns Grosshans "Gold" Chest
The Plainsman Museum in Aurora has a display with items associated with immigration including this chest that belonged to Johannes Grosshans, one of the three leaders of the first group of Germans from Russia to arrive in Sutton in 1873.
The chest brought to America by Johannes Grosshans with $40,000 in gold (1873 dollars)
Label on the Grosshans chest at the Plainsman Museum in Aurora.