An exhibit unveiled Sept. 18 in Norfolk honors the Nebraska State Patrol's first 75 years of service.

The exhibit features a 1950s patrol car, artifacts and a memorial to 11 troopers who have died in the line of duty.

An exhibit honoring the Nebraska State Patrol's 75 years of service to the public has opened at the Elkhorn Valley Museum & Research Center in Norfolk.

The exhibit featuring pictures, artifacts, a 1950's patrol car, and a memorial to the 11 troopers who have died in the line of duty, was inaugurated during a ceremony at the museum on Tuesday, Sept. 18. Members of the Nebraska State Patrol Command Staff, Elkhorn Valley Museum Board of Directors and Norfolk City Officials attended the event.

"This wonderful exhibit pays tribute to 75 years of dedication by the many men and women of the Nebraska State Patrol who have pledged to protect and serve the citizens of our state," said Colonel David Sankey, Superintendent of the Nebraska State Patrol.

"We are honored the Elkhorn Valley Museum has chosen to help us celebrate our past."

The exhibit in the museum's LaBarre Gallery will be open to the public during regular hours business hours Tuesday- Saturday, 10:00 a.m., -5:00 p.m., through November 3.