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Nebraska is also known as the Cornhusker State, after a nickname
given to the University of Nebraska athletics team. The term 'cornhuskers' comes from the
method of harvesting corn by hand, which was common in Nebraska before the invention of
The state capital of Nebraska is Lincoln.
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To appreciate the towering Nebraska State Capitol Building, you'll
have to go inside.
The floor, of inlaid Italian and Belgian marble, is designed to look
like a Native American blanket. You can also get a good view of Nebraska's capital city
from the 14th floor.
The history of the Plains Indians is well presented at the Museum of
Nebraska History, and you can also visit the Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery.
Accommodation in Lincoln
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Guests start the day off right with a complimentary deluxe continental breakfast
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When it's time to relax, guests can enjoy a heated indoor swimming pool, whirlpool and
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The name Nebraska comes from a Siouan expression for
flat water, a reference to the Platte River.
States neighbouring Nebraska are: Colorado,
Wyoming, South Dakota, Iowa, Missouri and Kansas.
Operates a state-wide network of historical sites and museums.
The state of Nebraska's tourism division.
Most of Nebraska's main attractions are in the Platte river valley,
and mark the pioneers' westward route along the Oregon and Mormon trails, as well as the
Pony Express and Union Pacific Railroad.
This 45 m sandstone spire, near Bayard, was an important landmark for early settlers
travelling west across Nebraska. Today it's a national historic site.
Fort Robinson Military
From Crazy Horse to the cavalry to the K-9 Corps, Crawford's Fort Robinson played host to
them all. Experience the long and varied history of this outpost on the Plains.
Testament to 150 years of American change, the Pioneer Village complex in Minden is
comprised of 28 buildings on 20 acres housing over 50,000 irreplaceable items of
historical value; restored to operating order and arranged in the chronological order of
their development. Historic buildings, a Frontier Fort, Pony Express Station, Iron Horse,
and a home made of sod are some of the items to discover.
Although most of Nebraska is used for agriculture you can always hit the beach at Lake
McConaughy, near Ogallala. The 100 miles of sandy white beaches attracts windsurfers and
Pony Express Station:
Of the few Pony Express Stations remaining in existence, two are located in Gothenburg.
The Pony Express Station in Gothenburg's Ehmen Park is a main attraction for tourists.
The largest city in Nebraska is named after the Omaha people. The
community developed as a supplies depot for overland wagon trains heading west, and
prospered even more when it became a terminus on the Union Pacific Railroad.
Mormon migrants sheltered in Omaha during the winter of 1846-1847.
Scotts Bluff National Monument, near Gering, and Fort Kearny State Historical Park, near
Kearney are both important landmarks in the Nebraska part of the trail.
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