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1,733 Miles from Where? Kearney, Nebraska’s 1733 Identity

the history nebraska blog  By David L. Bristow, Editor Kearney has long promoted itself as the “Midway City” located halfway between the coasts, exactly 1,733 miles ...

Two Nebraskans receive Medals of Honor in 1865

Vifquian wearing his Medal of Honor The first two men with Nebraska connections to earn the Congressional Medal of Honor received their medals 150 years ago, near the ...

Summer 2015 Kids’ Classes, On the Move!

The Nebraska History Museum in Lincoln may be closed for renovation, but there’s a summer full of fun and learning for kids at a variety of locations. Learn about Native ...

Nebraska Corn Helps Win the War

Farm Crop Processing Corporation's alcohol plant, Fourth & Jones streets, Omaha. NSHS RG1963-14 In a blog post a few years ago we showcased the gas station operated ...

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