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Willa Cather State Historic Site

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Honoring the state's best known writer, the site has a museum that houes interpretive exhibits and the Cather archives. Cather's childhood home, described in several of her writings including the novel "The Song of the Lark" is restored to period. Visit six period structures that influenced her writing, including the Catholic and Episcopal churches, the Garber Bank, the Burlington Depot, and the Pavelka Farmstead, home of Annie Pavelka, the basis for the title character of Cather's most famous novel, My Antonia.Tours are available through several restored buildings.

Admission is charged.

Location: 326 N Webster, Omaha Nebraska Telephone 402-746-2653

Other History nearby:
(Elk Horn) Danish Immigrant Museum
(Omaha) Durham Western Heritage Museum
(Sitka) Russian Bishop's House
(Omaha) St Cecilia's Cathedral
(Lincoln) State Capitol
(Ashland) Strategic Aerospace Museum

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