Nebraska City, 1866


Nebraska City in 1866 was a veritable freighting metropolis. Wagons, oxen, mules, and people of all sorts hurried about to get "fitted out" to cross the plains. 

Flooding at 12th and O Streets in Lincoln, 1912 (RG2158-24-7)

Throwback Thursday Photograph, 1912 Lincoln Flood


Lincoln has seen a lot of rain this week, but not quite as much as these two.



Fruit Smack ➡️ Kood-Ade ➡️ Kool-Aid. Nebraska's official soft drink has changed over the years, but its existence is all thanks to Edwin Perkins of Hastings, Nebraska.

Marker Monday: Webster


Our Historical Markers across Nebraska highlight fascinating moments and places in our state's past. Today we remember the community of Webster, Nebraska. Our marker sits on what was the central intersection,...

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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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