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Marker Monday: Phelps Hotel

06/24/2019

Our Historical Markers across Nebraska highlight moments and places in our state's past. Today we're focusing on Phelps Hotel, built by one of the first settlers in the Big Springs area.

Interior of attic bedroom, with window, floral wallpaper, extensive damage, hanging fragments

Flowers in the Attic

06/19/2019

The original wallpaper in the attic of Willa Cather's childhood home is an artifact with a rich historical and literary significance. Our conservators are helping the National Willa Cather Center preserve its...

Marker Monday: George and Sarah Joslyn Home

06/17/2019

Our Historical Markers across Nebraska highlight moments and places in our state's past. Today's focus is Joslyn Castle, a 34-room house built in 1903 and designed to resemble a Scottish manor in the middle of...

Marker Monday: The Ohiowa Auditorium

06/10/2019

Our Historical Markers across Nebraska highlight moments and places in our state's past.

Today, we focus on the Ohiowa Auditorium. Constructed by the WPA during the Great Depression, it's served its...

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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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