Blog about a Blog

By Roxanne Smith | March 26, 2012

Joel Jorgensen, Nongame Bird Program Manager with the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, has begun a blog, Peregrine Falcons at the State Capitol, about the activities of the nesting pair … Continued

Nebraska Capitol Shines

By Roxanne Smith | February 14, 2012

As the sun came up this morning, it reflected off the snow on the ground and sparkled through the hoarfrost in the trees. Shining bright in all that white light … Continued

Remember, Celebrate, Act: A Mission Still to Fulfill

By Roxanne Smith | January 13, 2012

On January 13, 2012 over 100 people gathered in the second floor rotunda of the Nebraska State Capitol to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and celebrate the achievements of … Continued

Bessey Bust Installed

By Roxanne Smith | December 1, 2011

The bust of the most recent inductee into the Nebraska Hall of Fame, Charles Edwin Bessey, has been placed in the north west gallery of the second floor rotunda in … Continued

Happy Thanksgiving! The Capitol will be open on Saturday and Sunday

By Roxanne Smith | November 26, 2011

The Nebraska State Capitol will be closed to the public on Thanksgiving Day and the Friday after. The building will reopen on Saturday November 30 at 10:00 a.m. Tours will … Continued

Finishing with a Flourish

By Roxanne Smith | November 15, 2011

Lincoln is home to many oaks and they are providing a final flourish of fall color. For those coming to Lincoln for Thanksgiving weekend or the football game, the Nebraska … Continued

Hurry while it lasts!

By Roxanne Smith | October 25, 2011

The time is right to view fall colors from the observation deck of the Nebraska State Capitol.  The Autumn Purple Ash trees flanking Goodhue Boulevard south of the Capitol are … Continued

Promenade—A leisurely walk for pleasure.

By Roxanne Smith | August 17, 2011

The Promenade at the Nebraska Capitol is a delightful place for a leisurely stroll.  Once again open for the full circuit, staff and visitors are able to take advantage of … Continued

Capitol Commission receives Heritage Nebraska awards

By Roxanne Smith | July 25, 2011

Office of the Capitol Commission staff attended Heritage Nebraska’s third annual awards dinner in York, Nebraska to received Preservation Awards.  Heritage Nebraska celebrates history through education, outreach, preservation and stewardship … Continued

WAGES Program Serves State

By Roxanne Smith | July 20, 2011

Visitors to the Capitol this summer have enjoyed tours provided by Anna Matveyeva.  Anna is a high school student from Norfolk, Nebraska participating in the WAGES Program. WAGES stands for … Continued