Nebraska's Chimney Rock--a sentinel of westward migration

Feb 27, 2017

Chimney Rock National Historic Site
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Western Nebraska is graced with tall sandstone bluffs and outcroppings. Chimney Rock National Historic Site in Bayard, Nebraska includes an interpretive center where visitors learn about the trials and tribulations of the early pioneers. We’ll join Loren Pospisil who shares his insights in to Nebraska’s most recognizable visual icon of Western migration.

The Sand Hills in Western Nebraska offers dramatic scenery
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Western Nebraska is a realm of never-ending surprises from the diverse environment where rolling hills are suddenly interrupted by towering sandstone bluffs, spires, and rolling rivers.

Dramatic scenery around Scott's Bluff in Western Nebraska
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Agate Fossil Beds National Monument, Nebraska
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