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Lewis & Clark Ctr, Nebraska City NE

Lewis & Clark

(Nebraska City NE) The Lewis & Clark Center told the story of their expedition up the Missouri River in search of a water route to the Pacific Ocean. Good displays showed the way they went and what was found along their journey. Outside was a 55ft Keelboat replica, several of which were used to carry […]

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Scotts Bluff NM

Scotts Bluff

(Gering NE) Scotts Bluff National Monument lies along the North Platte River, and rises 500ft above the surrounding landscape. It was an important waypoint for natives, trappers, supply wagons, the Pony Express, and emigrants moving west. The bluff could be seen across the prairie for days before reaching it. Emigrants using the Oregon, California, and […]

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Fort Robinson

Fort Robinson

(Crawford NE) Fort Robinson was probably best known for the place where Crazy Horse, the great Oglala Sioux war-chief, chose to surrender himself and his 900 warriors. Unfortunately, it was also where he was killed during a scuffle when he was being jailed months later. During 74 years, it served as a frontier fort, a […]

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