2. Nebraska became a state in March 1, 1867 after President Andrew Jackson signed the bill.
3. Many cities in Nebraska wanted to be thecapitol before Lincoln, NE was chosen. Butbefore Lincoln was chosen, the capitol wasOmaha , NE. Omaha was the capitol until1867. That was when Lincoln became thecapitol.
4.  For a while, Lincoln, NE was called Lancaster!!