Founded as the village of Lancaster in 1856, the city was renamed to Lincoln in 1869 in honor of the sixteen American President- Abraham Lincoln. Lincoln is the capital of the State of Nebraska. Situated on Interstate-80 in the southeast part of Nebraska, this state capital exudes a small-town charm and big city style and modernity.
The city boasts several spots of importance, like the Nebraska State Capitol, Historic Haymarket District, Sunken Gardens, and many more. Soak in the magnificent views of the city from the capitol building, take in the history of the state at the museums, tour the Nebraska’s flagship campus, or for some outdoor fun, the city offers plenty of parks and gardens that will keep you on the move for hours. Lincoln is home to many fine restaurants
, shopping spots
and exuberant nightlife spots
. It is a great place for outdoor enthusiasts, history buffs and nature lovers, and furthermore a perfect destination to live and work. It is the most accessible and affordable city in the Midwest with endless opportunities. Get ready to experience the “Star City” charm, local art, live music, history, culture and nature!
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