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Date:
August 18, 2018
Time:
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Location:
Senator Norris House

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Wilmot F. Crozier and Tractor Testing in Nebraska

08/17/2018

The Nebraska Tractor Test Laboratory, established in 1920, is the officially designated tractor testing station for the United States. It all started with Wilmot F. Crozier being duped into buying a fake Ford...

Twister Tall Tales

08/14/2018

Crazy tornado stories are pretty common in Nebraska, but the Columbus Journal published a pair of especially unbelievable ones in the late 1800s.

Marker Monday: The Ohiowa Auditorium

08/13/2018

Our Historical Markers across Nebraska highlight fascinating moments and places in our state's past. Today our focus is the Ohiowa Auditorium, one of several Nebraska buildings built by the Depression-era Works...

Touring Nebraska Orchards in 1872

08/10/2018

Even before the emergence of Arbor Day, Nebraska tree enthusiasts would get together. In October 1872, J. Sterling Morton and 100 of his friends went on a huge Nebraska orchard tour.

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Northwest corner 13th and Douglas, Omaha, August 1868

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Northwest corner 13th and Douglas, Omaha, August 1868

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