Tagged: history

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A Legislative Branch Like No Other

The Unicameral Serves Nebraska’s Citizens by Judy Shutts Nebraska’s Unicameral has been written about, discussed, and analyzed, but it continues to serve the state. Unicameral has the distinction of being the only one-house legislature...

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The Kennard House

by Ed Zimmer The oldest home in Lincoln, Nebraska stands just down the street from the southeast corner of the Nebraska State Capitol grounds, at 1627 H Street. In front of the handsome Italianate...

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Public Art Scene

by Sriyani Tidball It seems that every year a new piece of art is unveiled in our Lincoln—a city that satisfies art lovers. There are more than 100 pieces of public art on display...

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The Long Road to a Landmark

 by Ed Zimmer Nebraska’s beautiful State Capitol took a decade to build (1922-1932) and an expenditure of ten million Depression-era tax dollars. More than that, it took three tries to design and construct the...

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Daytripping

If you have some time to spare and would like to try a wonderful day-trip from Lincoln, spend an afternoon in Nebraska City. Enjoy this small town in the plains, barely an hour away....

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Downtown Lincoln

by Charlyne Berens Like a healthy plant, reaching out to enhance a larger and larger area, Lincoln’s  downtown continues to grow. Thanks to ongoing renovations and new construction, the “downtown” now starts at the Haymarket on...

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Amazing Day Trips

by Angie Tidball Lincoln is fortunate to be close to two fantastic day trips. Omaha Henry Dorley Zoo and the Lied Lodge and Conference Center in Nebraska City are two stops not to be...

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State Capitol Tells Nebraska’s History

by Judy Shutts The Salvation of the State is Watchfulness in the Citizen.                                                 —Hartley Burr Alexander Rising high on the Nebraska plains is the architectural centerpiece of Lincoln—the Nebraska State Capitol. The capitol overlooks...