Our Historical Markers across Nebraska highlight fascinating moments and places in our state's past.
Today, we're focusing on an important shipping point for Nebraska's pioneer ranchers that has now all but disappeared.
World War I was over, but the nation was not at peace.Omaha was “a city in ferment,” torn by strikes, food shortages, and racial resentment. By September the city was primed to explode.
The South Omaha butchers conceived the idea that it would be fun to stay away and play a practical joke on their Council Bluffs brethren, . . . They sent a defiant challenge to the Missouri Valley boys [near the picnic site at Loveland] to be on hand with all of their best fighters for South Omaha was coming up there to clean out all western Iowa.
Nebraskans will soon celebrate the 150th Nebraska State Fair in Grand Island, August 23-September 2. Here are some of our favorite state fair photos from the collections of History Nebraska from the first century or so of the fair.
Our Historical Markers across Nebraska highlight fascinating moments and places in our state's past. Today we're focusing on the largest Chautauqua Pavilion in Nebraska, which has hosted speakers like William Jennings Bryan and Robert F. Kennedy.