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The State Capitol Building is Nebraska's most famous building. It was designed by architect Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue and was built in the years 1922-32 at a total cost of under $10 million. The structure is internationally recognized as an architectural achievement. Its many paintings and murals depict the history and culture of the pioneers who settled Nebraska. The tower is crowned by Lee Lawrie's "Sower," a figure representing the state's agricultural heritage.

Location: 14th to 16th, H to K streets, Lincoln Nebraska Telephone 402-471-0448

Other History nearby:
(Omaha) Durham Western Heritage Museum
(Sitka) Russian Bishop's House
(Omaha) St Cecilia's Cathedral
(Lincoln) State Capitol
(Ashland) Strategic Aerospace Museum
(Omaha) Willa Cather State Historic Site

07/03 Coming to The Lincoln area
Swedish Festival Stromberg NE June14-16 Welcome to Stromsberg, the Swede capital of Nebraska. Swedish dancing, costumes, and food can be enjoyed throughout the festivities.
Glenn Miller Festival Clarinda IA June13-16 Hear exciting bands from around the world topped off by the World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra. Enjoy the new Glenn Miller Birthplace Museum and the Birthplace Home; stage shows; picnics; dances; historical displays; plus the fellowship of hundreds of Miller fans from around the world.