La Quinta Inn Lincoln
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... t theirs to give. There are an estimated 93,000,000 descendants of homesteaders in the world today. Laura Ingalls Wilder is one of the more famous ones, with her "Little House on the Prairie" series. The Homestead Act ended in 1974 in the lower 48 states, but extended until 1986 in Alaska, leaving a Vietnam Veteran in Alaska as the last homesteader.
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... took NE 2 from Alliance to Grand Island, where we picked up 80 East to Lincoln.. Cattle ranching is the prevailing activitynin the area. A "cowboy" we met told us that many of the ranches are 10,000+ acres, and a number are in excess of 30,000. The landscape is rolling hills similar to SD. You can see in some areas the sand showing through the grasses where either the grasses have died or the ...
The trip ended on a sour note when our flight from Athens to Montreal was delayed on Saturday causing us to miss our connecting flights home. To add insult to injury, there weren't any available flights into Lincoln until Sunday! All in all, it was a great trip. If I were to do it again, there were some things I would do differently and even a few I wouldn't do at all. We should ...
Under the Homestead Act of 1862, 270 million acres of land, or 10% of the nation, was given away. The cry was "Free Land". The Homestead Act declared that any citizen or intended citizen could claim 160 acres – one quarter square mile – of surveyed government land. Claimants had to improve the ...
Today we left Sam and sue's about 9 am. We stopped at a few antique stores and drove drove drove. On the drive I realized the verdict came in as not guilty in the trayvon Martin case, and I wanted to cry. Something in our country needs to change. We are in Lincoln tonight, and I'm tired. I'm ready to go ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking