Sod House Museum
Early Nebraskan settlers built their houses out of sod. Sod is dirt and
grass. Settlers cut sod into blocks and used the blocks like bricks. The
Sod House Museum is located in Gothenburg, Nebraska. Settlers built the
house in the 1880s.
Harold Warp Pioneer Village
The Pioneer Village covers more than 20 acres in Minden, Nebraska. People
got to the village to learn how pioneers lived. Visitors can walk around
the village green. Artist show how pioneers made rugs and brooms. A blacksmith
shop is part of the village.
Chimney Rock National Historic Site
Chimney Rock is a national historic site near Bayard, Nebraska. This 475
foot tall rock tower is a famous landmark. Settlers who traveled the Oregon
Trail looked for Chimney Rock. The Oregon Trail was a route for settlers
who traveled West.
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