Hot off the Press! New Nebraska History Books!

It’s been a while since we posted a Nebraska History book list! Here is a great new list of ten recently published books on Nebraska History.

True Stories of Nebraska Pioneers” by Nicki Treusdale features stories originally published in 1916 by the Daughters of the American Revolution of Nebraska Pioneers. Great true stories! (2020)

“Atlas of Nebraska” is a beautiful new Nebraska State Atlas by Bison Books. The first new Atlas of Nebraska published in over 30 years contains over 300 photos, maps and written history. (2021)

“Nebraska History Moments” by David L. Bristow features stories and photos from amazing moments in Nebraska History. (2021)

“Dear Old Nebraska U: Celebrating 150 Years” – University of Nebraska Press features 150 years of University of Nebraska History. (2019)

“Wildlife of Nebraska: A Natural History” by Paul A. Johnsgard and Bison Press contains ecology, geography, wildlife and history. (2021) *Available for Kindle

“Abandoned Eastern Nebraska: Rural Wandering” by Nicole Renaud features images of abandoned structures, vehicles and more. (2020)

100 Things to Do in Lincoln Before You Die” by Gretchen Garrison and Reedy Press gives you a great list of things to do in Lincoln. (2021) *Available for Kindle

“Clara Colby: The International Suffragist” by John Holliday explores the life and work of Clara Colby, first librarian of Beatrice and Southeast Nebraska Suffragist of the Turn of the Century. (2019) *Available for Kindle

Votes for Women: The 19th Amendment in Nebraska” by David L Bristow and University of Nebraska Press features articles from the Nebraska History magazine as the Women in Nebraska push for the passage of the 19th Amendment between 1855 and 1920. (2019)

Secret Omaha: A Guide to the Weird, Wonderful and Obscure” by Ryan Roenfeld and Reedy Press takes you on a behind the scenes tour of Omaha. (2021) *Available for Kindle


Sunken Gardens – Lincoln

The history of the Sunken Gardens in Lincoln is a bit unique. It began as a Lincoln trash dump and the citizens of Lincoln worked to turn it into a beautiful garden oasis in 1930.


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