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Nebraska Governor's Mansion

The Nebraska Governor's residence is located just south of the Capitol. The home was built in 1957 in the Georgian Colonial-style. The home of Nebraska 's first family features a doll collection of the state's first ladies in their inaugural gowns.

A superb silver service from the battleship U.S.S. Nebraska, needlepoint chair cushions in the state dining room, custom woven carpets and elegant reception rooms highlight the home. Groups of 10 or more are requested to make reservations.

Hours: 1-4 p.m. Thursday 1425 H Street (402) 471-3466

Thomas P. Kennard House

This is where Lincoln started. Built in 1869, it's the home of Nebraska's first secretary of state and the oldest residence in town. It was dedicated in 1968 as the Nebraska Statehood Memorial and has been renovated to the 1870s decor. Special Victorian holiday decorations in December.

Hours: By appointment only. Closed all state holidays.
1627 H Street

The State drawing room in the Governor's Mansion
The State drawing room in the Governor's Mansion



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