Category: History

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Lincoln’s Original Plat of 1867

Planting the seed of a well-planned capital city by Ed Zimmer With its grid of east-west streets lettered from A to U and north-south streets numbered from 1st to 17th, Lincoln, Nebraska may not...

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A Forest of Woods Brothers

By Ed Zimmer It does not take visitors or new residents very long to notice that the name Woods can be found throughout Lincoln, Nebraska. Within a few months of my arrival in 1985,...

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The Spirit of Lincoln is Alive

by Jenny Sundberg   Once known as a government and university city, Lincoln is experiencing a new way-—a way in which residents and visitors alike are amazed by the turnout of what was once a futuristic vision...

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Nebraska’s Unicameral

Nebraska lays claim to some unique characteristics – it is home to the Cornhuskers, has the nation’s largest underground aquifer, and is the only state with a unicameral legislature. But, the state legislature wasn’t...