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Nebraska Quick Facts
- State Insect: Honeybee
- State Motto: Equality Before the Law
- State Gem: Blue Agate
- State Bird: Western Meadowlark
- State Nickname: The Cornhusker State
- State song: “Beautiful Nebraska”
Other Nebraska Facts
Nebraska was once known as “The Great American Desert”
A lot of rivers
Nebraska has more river mileage than any other state.
Chimney Rock was the most-mentioned landmark in the journals of Oregon Trail travelers.
Omaha is the home of the College World Series.
Dr. Harold Edgerton of Nebraska was the inventor of the strobe light.
Nebraska By the Numbers
The capacity of the world’s largest porch swing, located in Nebraska.
Number of Army ports in Nebraska open to the public
Largest weight room in the country, located at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln
The cost of Nebraska’s capitol building, completed in 1932.
Number of consecutive winning seasons for the University of Nebraska Cornhuskers.