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Nebraska History: Bringing you fascinating state stories for 95 years!

The first known print reference to what is now known as the Nebraska History magazine appeared in The Dakota County Herald, October 19, 1916: A magazine to be called “Nebraska History and Pioneer Days,” to which thirty Nebraska Pioneers and … Continue reading

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A Proposed Arboreal Bureau

An arboreal bureau managed by the Nebraska State Historical Society? J. Sterling Morton, the father of Arbor Day in Nebraska, and a longtime member of the Historical Society, in 1886 recommended the establishment of such a bureau. Morton early recognized … Continue reading

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