Missouri River

The Missouri River, created by geological glacial action thousands of years ago, historically has served… Read More

Lewis and Clark Campsite: July 13, 1804

On this day the explorers passed along this stretch of the Missouri River and camped a few miles north… Read More

Point of Beginning of the Public Land Surveys of the Sixth Principal Meridian

The Kansas-Nebraska Act of May 30, 1854 created the territories of Nebraska and Kansas, which had to… Read More

First Oil Well

The first publicized report of oil in Nebraska was an 1883 newspaper account of a "vein of petroleum"… Read More