Nebraska at 150: Lewis and Clark Scenic Byway

Editor’s Note: Nebraska is celebrating its 150th birthday in 2017. As the state observes its sesquicentennial, we are taking a look at some of the state’s attractions we’ve enjoyed visiting. Today, we revisit our drive along the Lewis and Clark Scenic Byway… Growing up in the eastern edge of the state, most Nebraskans know the […]

Take a history drive along the Lewis and Clark Scenic Byway in Nebraska

Growing up in the eastern edge of the state, most Nebraskans know the story of Lewis and Clark. We learned about the two explorers in school. Meriwether Lewis and William Clark led the expedition of the new territory of the United States after we bought the land from the French as part of the Louisiana […]

Re-enacting history at Fort Atkinson

  Looking for something to do over the weekend created an opportunity we may not have jumped at before. I read a guest editorial in the local paper about dedicating a memorial to the dead at the Fort Atkinson state recreation area in Fort Calhoun, a few miles north of Omaha. The ceremony was to […]

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