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Photos from Statehood Day Celebration at the State Capitol.

  • A Civil War reenactor salutes the color guard at the start of the Statehood Day Celebration.
  • Twyla Hansen reads her new poem in honor of Nebraska.
  • The Color Guard marches down the aisles of the Legislative Chamber for the Statehood Day Celebration.
  • Pony Express reenactors outside the west side of the Capitol.
  • Pony Express reenactors outside the west side of the Capitol.
  • Pony Express reenactors outside the west side of the Capitol.
  • Pony Express reenactors outside the west side of the Capitol.
  • Pony Express reenactors outside the west side of the Capitol.
  • Terry Lane portrays Buffalo Bill Cody.
  • Musical performance by Director Rachel Kornfield and the Waverly High School Singers.
  • Taylor Keen portrays Chief Standing Bear of the Ponca.
  • Michael Forsberg signs autographs following the First-Day-of-Issue Ceremony for the Nebraska Sesquicentennial stamp.
  • Hannah Huston
  • Governor Ricketts
  • Sesquicentennial Commission Chair, Dr. Sara Crook
  • A Civil War reenactor salutes the color guard at the start of Statehood Day.
  • Color guard at Statehood Day
  • Michael Forsberg, Governor Ricketts, and First Lady Susanne Shore
  • Civil War reenactors gather outside the Kennard House before the start of Statehood Day.
  • Civil War reenactors gather outside the Kennard House before the start of Statehood Day.
  • Civil War reenactors gather outside the Kennard House before the start of Statehood Day.
  • Civil War reenactors gather outside the Kennard House before the start of Statehood Day.
  • Civil War reenactors gather outside the Kennard House before the start of Statehood Day.
  • Civil War reenactors gather outside the Kennard House before the start of Statehood Day.
  • Civil War reenactors gather outside the Kennard House before the start of Statehood Day.
  • Civil War reenactors gather outside the Kennard House before the start of Statehood Day.
  • Civil War reenactors gather outside the Kennard House before the start of Statehood Day.
  • Civil War reenactors gather outside the Kennard House before the start of Statehood Day.
  • Civil War reenactors raise the Flag in front of the Kennard House, the oldest standing structure in Lincoln's original plot.
  • Terry Lane as Buffalo Bill.
  • Governor Ricketts giving his remarks at the official ceremony.
  • Senator Scheer, Governor Ricketts, First Lady Susanne Shore, and the Nebraska Supreme Court.
  • Pony Express reenactors on the west side of the Capitol.
  • Pony Express reenactors on the west side of the Capitol.
  • Pony Express reenactors on the west side of the Capitol.
  • Pony Express reenactors on the west side of the Capitol.
  • Pony Express reenactors on the west side of the Capitol.
  • Taylor R. M. Keen portrays Chief Standing Bear of the Ponca.
  • Musical performance by Director Paul Eschilman and Lincoln's Middle School Select Choir.
  • Pony Express reenactors gather outside the Capitol
  • Painting the Legacy Reception
  • Painting the Legacy Reception
  • Painting the Legacy Reception
  • Painting the Legacy Reception
  • Painting the Legacy Reception
  • Painting the Legacy Reception
  • Nebraska Sesquicentennial Stamp
  • Statehood Day Reenactors
  • Everett Elementary At Statehood Day
  • Everett Elementary At Statehood Day
  • Willa Cather Reenactor with Governor Pete Ricketts and Susanne Shore
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