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Well-traveled collections objects


These items were already heirlooms when they came to Nebraska in a covered wagon.

Sugar Palace


Nebraska's sugar beet production began in Grand Island in 1890. To commemorate the birth of a new industry, they threw a party and erected the Grand Island Sugar Palace.

Marker Monday: Ward Bond's Boyhood Home


Our Historical Markers across Nebraska highlight fascinating moments and places in our state's past. Today we focus on the childhood home of Ward Bond, an actor who appeared in over 250 movies in 30 years.

J. Sterling Morton's 1874 State Fair Appeal


J. Sterling Morton really wanted to spice up the 1874 State Fair. His solution? A massive exhibition of crops.

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Northwest corner 13th and Douglas, Omaha, August 1868

Today in Nebraska History

Northwest corner 13th and Douglas, Omaha, August 1868

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