The towns of Tekamah, Emerson, and Venango are the proud homes of properties to be listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
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Two History Nebraska sites are participating in summer programs designed to get you out on the road.
Sometimes it takes a good guy with a chicken to stop a bad guy with a chicken. Consider this strange tale about the founder of today’s Lincoln Journal Star and his revenge on his hen-raising neighbors.
At last, Nebraska has a short treatment of its long history. We've published A Brief History of Nebraska by Ronald C. Naugle. It tells the story from prehistoric times up to the present, all in a small 143-page paperback.
Many national political candidates jet in and out of Nebraska without staying long. That was not the case when FDR came to visit in the fall of 1936.
Our Historical Markers across Nebraska highlight fascinating moments and places in our state's past. Today's marker describes one instance of the conflicts that arose during the construction of the transcontinental railroad.
Firefighting in 1800s Nebraska was never easy and frequently chaotic.
In 1909, Lexington Business College hosted the legendary Fisk Jubilee Singers. The occasion was recorded by Solomon Butcher.
Historians long believed that in 1541, Francisco Vázquez de Coronado became the first European explorer to reach the Platte River in Nebraska. By the 1890s, historical and archeological evidence pointed toward central Kansas as Coronado’s farthest north, but the story lived on in popular culture.