Nebraska's Sesquicentennial (150th) Celebrations
Nebraska was granted statehood on March 1, 1867. The state will commemorate its Sesquicentennial beginning January 1, 2017, with a yearlong celebration involving a wide variety of programs and projects across the state.
Our 150th birthday presents a unique opportunity in time to honor our heritage, celebrate our growth and plan for our future. We will commemorate this historic occasion and celebrate the great State of Nebraska and its diverse history and cultures by engaging, educating and inspiring our citizenry and leaving a legacy for future generations.
Saturday, November 11, 2017
Veterans Day: Past, Present, & Future
Time: 11 a.m.
Location: Memorial Building
Description: Join Nebraska City in "HONORING OUR HEROES" at the dedication of the largest mural in Nebraska commemorating veterans of our state. The Veterans Memorial Building will also be hosting 150 displays of local veterans form WWI to the present.