Historically interesting places
Buffalo Bill Ranch
William Frederick Cody (1846-1917), aka Buffalo Bill, was a well-known
American bison hunter, showman and soldier. He is still considered one of the
most dazzling personalities in the Wild West. In his films, among other things,
the role of women and that of minorities is highlighted - so he campaigned for
the rights of the indigenous people. A visit to his 25-acre ranch is available
at Buffalo Bill Ranch State Park in North Platte. The house built on it and
known for its elegant Victorian style is now a museum. Wild West fans should not
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Mormon Trail Center
The Mormon Trail or Mormon Pioneer Trail is the route the Mormons traveled
through the USA in the 19th century. Rejection and persecution, as well as the
desire to live out their beliefs, took them through the states of Illinois,
Iowa, Nebraska, Wyoming and Utah, where some religious communities still live
today. They covered more than 2000 km - their destination Salt Lake City, Utah.
The Mormon Trail Center is now an important tourist route and is one of the
historic streets of the United States.
They are remembered in Nebraska in the following locations:
Winter Quaters, Elkhorn and Platte River, Loup Fork, Fork Kearny, Ash Hollow,
Chimney Rock and Fort Robbins.
Special buildings and structures
Nebraska State Capitol
The seat of government agencies as well as the legislature is considered an
absolute must visit when in Nebraska. Designed and built by the American
architect Bertram Goodhue, the State Capitol as the seat of government is an
expression of the neo-Gothic style of construction, which is particularly
popular with the construction of churches and parliament buildings. With its
curved arches, the 122 m high State Capitol enchants, the tower of which is
adorned by a magnificent golden dome. It rises above the roofs of Lincoln like a
skyscraper and is considered the symbol of the capital.