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The sculptor that beautified Nebraska's capital

08/11/2022

You may not know sculptor Ellis Luis Burman's name, but if you've explored Lincoln's parks at all, chances are you know his work.

Why History Nebraska will demolish the grain elevators at Neligh Mill State Historic Site

08/02/2022

Perhaps you have seen in the news that the History Nebraska Board of Trustees voted in July to demolish the grain elevators (but not the mill itself) at Neligh Mill State Historic Site. Jill Dolberg offers...

The Telegraph Arrives in Brownville

07/27/2022

The most thrilling event of the summer of 1860 for the residents of Brownville, Nebraska Territory, was the completion of a...

Small Town, Big Missile

07/07/2022

In a land of open fields and apple pie, Southeast Nebraska seemed calm and routine. But in 1958 construction began on a project that was quite the opposite–giant underground bunkers holding long-range Atlas...

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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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