Crane Trust Nature & Visitor Center

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Situated right in the middle of Nebraska, along the Platte River and I80 sits the Crane Trust Nature & Visitor Center. The existence of the center is to maintain and protect the physical, hydrological, and biological integrity of the Big …

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Spring Time in Nebraska

March 21st and spring is here! From 80 degree days to 40 degree days . . . just like the old say goes . . . If you don’t like the weather in Nebraska, just stick around a few hours, …

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Happy New Year 2017

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Wishing everyone a happy, healthy and prosperous new year in 2017. Get out and find a new trail, path, highway or small town you’ve not visited before. Enjoy the fresh air and simple beauty our state has to offer. John

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Did you know . . .

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These famous people were born in Nebraska. Grace Abbott (1878 – 1939) Social reformer that helped to write the Social Security Act. Born in Grand Island, NE (340) Grover Cleveland Alexander (1887 – 1950) One of the greatest pitchers in …

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Nebraska State Historical Markers

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Nebraska has a rich history from the early pioneer days, times of the settlers and early travel across our state. Many of our forgotten town sites, locales, people, points of interest and sites of historical value are marked by the …

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Meet our Administrator

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We welcome you to nebraskabackroads.com. As administrator of this website, I would like to take a few moments and introduce myself. John Rains of Columbus, NE Born in Aurora, raised in Columbus. Lifetime resident of Nebraska. Attended Columbus Elementary, Middle …

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We are now on facebook! Follow the link and “Please” click like. It helps. Thank you.

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Welcome to Nebraska

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Nebraska is one of those places that when you fly over, you see cornfields and crop circles for the most part, or you drive East to West on I-80 and you see miles of corn, Grain Elevators in small towns …

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