Category: History


Nebraska’s Architectural Wonder

by Cynthia S. Peterson, photography by Tom Tidball Nebraska’s state Capitol building is the nation’s first modern statehouse. But the building you see at 1445 K Street on the south edge of downtown is not the original. It’s actually the...


Nebraska’s Unique State Capitol

The first in the nation to incorporate a functional tower in its design. Within the building, a complex medley of design offers a stunning stroll through artful symbolism and history. The Capitol is also a lively workplace, housing the executive...


Lincoln History

by Charlyne Berens Lincoln today is vibrant and flourishing, Nebraska’s second largest city. But that prominence was not always guaranteed.  Situated away from major waterways that were the primary means of transportation in the mid 1800s, Lincoln began as a...