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Fri Mar 1, 2013, 05:08 AM

Nebraska admitted as 37th State March 1, 1867

Nebraska (i/nəˈbręskə/) is a state on the Great Plains of the Midwestern United States. Its state capital is Lincoln and its largest city is Omaha, on the Missouri River.

The state is crossed by many historic trails, but it was the California Gold Rush that first brought large numbers here. Nebraska became a state in 1867.

There are wide variations between winter and summer temperatures, and violent thunderstorms and tornadoes are common. The state is characterized by treeless prairie, ideal for cattle-grazing, and it is a major producer of beef, as well as pork, corn, and soybeans. Nebraska is overwhelmingly rural, as the 9th least-densely populated state of the United States.


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Response to Sherman A1 (Original post)

Fri Mar 1, 2013, 05:41 AM

1. Happy statehood day, Cornhuskers!

 

I had a whole bunch of family from this state, on both sides of my family.....In fact, my grandmother was from Beatrice originally(In W.V. now).

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Fri Mar 1, 2013, 09:20 AM

2. The Union Pacific Railroad struck west from Omaha

It joined the Central Pacific to complete the transcontinental railroad.

Happy Birthday, Nebraska

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