• Cub Creek winds through the woodland at Hometstead National Monument of America.

    Homestead

    National Monument of America Nebraska

State Sites

Kansas State Historic Sites

Hollenberg Pony Express Station State Historic Site [near Hanover, Kansas]

Pawnee Indian Museum State Historic Site [Eight miles north of U.S. 36 on K-266 near Republic, Kansas]

Native American Heritage Museum State Historic Site [One mile north of U.S. 36, two miles east of Highland, Kansas]

Kansas Museum of History [Topeka, Kansas]

Other Kansas Sites of Interest

Pony Express Barn [Marysville, Kansas]

Konza Prairie [Manhattan, Kansas]

Nebraska State Parks and State Historical Parks

Arbor Lodge State Historical Park [Nebraska City, Nebraska]

Fort Kearney State Historical Park [Kearney, Nebraska]

Indian Cave State Park [Shubert, Nebraska]

Mahoney State Park [Ashland, Nebraska]

Platte River State Park [Louisville, Nebraska]

Rock Creek Station State Historical Park [near Jansen, Nebraska]

Willa Cather Pioneer Memorial [Red Cloud, Nebraska]

Nebraska State Park Contact Information

Other Nebraska Sites of Interest

Gage County Historical Society and Museum [in Beatrice, Nebraska]

Old West Trails Center [Odell, Nebraska]

Great Plains Welsh Heritage Project [Wymore, Nebraska]

Czech Museum [Wilber, Nebraska]

Stuhr Museum of the Prairie Pioneer [Grand Island, Nebraska]

Hastings Museum and Planetarium [Hastings, Nebraska]

Sites In or Near Lincoln, Nebraska

Spring Creek Prairie Audubon Center

University of Nebraska State Museum [often referred to as Morrill Hall or Elephant Hall]

Nebraska State Capitol

Museum of Nebraska History

Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery

Great Plains Art Museum

Strategic Air and Space Museum

Visitors' Bureau for Other Cities in the Region

Omaha, Nebraska

Nebraska City, Nebraska

Grand Island, Nebraska

Topeka, Kansas

St. Joseph, Missouri

Kansas City, Missouri

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Did You Know?

Sunrise over prairie

The Homestead Act, Emancipation Proclamation and the Railroad Act were passed at the same time and worked together to move emigrants to the west for settlement.