Lancaster County, Nebraska: Lincoln, Nebraska, People from Lancaster County, Nebraska, Davey, Nebraska, Bennet, Nebraska, Firth, Nebraska

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General Books, 2010 - 86 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 30. Chapters: Lincoln, Nebraska, People from Lancaster County, Nebraska, Davey, Nebraska, Bennet, Nebraska, Firth, Nebraska, Hickman, Nebraska, Denton, Nebraska, Malcolm, Nebraska, Sprague, Nebraska, Waverly, Nebraska, Roca, Nebraska, Hallam, Nebraska, Panama, Nebraska, Raymond, Nebraska, National Register of Historic Places listings in Lancaster County, Nebraska, Lincoln Air National Guard Base, Lincoln Children's Zoo, Antelope Valley Project, United States District Court for the District of Nebraska, Lincoln Airport, Glennon Patrick Flavin, Martell, Nebraska, StarTran, Lincoln metropolitan area, Nine Mile Prairie, MoPac Trail, Cathedral of the Risen Christ, Adam Mania, Lincoln Journal Star, Henry Beachell, State Arsenal, Sunken Gardens, KIBZ, Hallam Nuclear Generating Station, Scottish Rite Temple, Wyuka Cemetery, Masonic Temple, Pawnee Lake State Recreation Area, Terminal Building, Branched Oak State Recreation Area, Nebraska Holocaust Memorial. Excerpt: The City of Lincoln is the capital and the second-most populous city of the US state of Nebraska. Lincoln is also the county seat of Lancaster County and the home of the University of Nebraska. Lincoln's 2010 Census population was 258,379. Lincoln was founded in 1856 as the village of Lancaster, and became the county seat of the newly created Lancaster County in 1859. The capital of Nebraska Territory had been Omaha since the creation of the territory in 1854; however, most of the territory's population lived south of the Platte River. After much of the territory south of the Platte considered annexation to Kansas, the legislature voted to move the capital south of the river and as far west as possible. The village of Lancaster was chosen, in part due to the salt flats and marshes. Omaha interests attempted to derail the move by having Lancaster renamed after the recently assa...

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