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Nebraska State Symbols

Welcome to Nebraska! (Continued below)

Nicknames & Slogans
Nicknames Cornhusker State, Antelope State, Bug-Eating State 1945
(former) Tree Planters’ State 1895
Slogan Welcome to Nebraskaland, where the West begins. 1963
Symbols of State
Motto Equality Before the Law 1867
Song Beautiful Nebraska 1967
EcoSymbols
Flower giant goldenrod (Solidago gigantea) 1895
Tree cottonwood (Populus deltoides) 1972
(former) American elm (Ulmus americana) 1937
Grass little bluestem (Schizachyrium scoparium) 1969
Bird western meadowlark (Sturnella neglecta) 1927
Migratory Bird sandhill crane (Grus canadensis) 2022
Mammal white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) 1981
Reptile ornate box turtle (Terrapene ornata) 2017
Fish channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) 1997
Insect honeybee (Apis mellifera) Redundant Symbol 1975
Gemstone blue chalcedony (agate) 1967
Rock prairie agate 1967
Fossil † mammoth (Mammuthus) 1967
River Platte River 1998
Soil Holdrege Series 1979
Cultural Symbols
Soft Drink Kool-Aid 1998
Beverage milk Redundant Symbol 1998
Baseball Capital Capital Wakefield 1997
Historic Baseball Capital Capital St. Paul 1997
Village of Lights Cody 1997
American Folk Dance square dance Redundant Symbol 1997
Ballad A Place Like Nebraska 1997
Language English Redundant Symbol 1923

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