|"Now let us climb Nebraska's loftiest mount,
And from its summit view the scene below.
The moon comes like an angel down from heaven;
Its radiant face is the unclouded sun;
Its outspread wings the over-arching sky;
Its voice the charming minstrels of the air;
Its breath the fragrance of the bright wild-flowers.
Behold the prairie, broad and grand and free--
'Tis God's own garden, unprofaned by man"
"Nebraska. -----A Poem," 1854.
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|Nebraska became a territory May 30, 1854 and was granted statehood on March 1, 1867. Nebraska's state bird is the Western Meadowlark and the state flower is Goldenrod.|
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|Emma Slocum's Diary
Transcript of the diary kept by Emma Slocum in 1887 - 1888.
|Homesteading - Nebraska in the Early Years by Anna (Mason) Knox|
|Marquiss District School in 1892 photo of sod school with teacher and pupils|
|University of Nebraska Alumni who died in WWI
Photos and brief information included in a special section of The Cornhusker, 1919
|1893 Nebraska Census of Civil War Veterans|
Part of the Holt County web site. Use your browser's "Back" button to return to this page
|Annual Report of the State Banking Board, 1913
Alphabetical listing by town; lists bank officers
|1893 Officers of Military Related Organizations|
|The Men of Fort Omaha
Rosters of some of the men in the Second Infantry who served at the fort in the late 1800's
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