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First National's Spirit of Nebraska's Wilderness and Pioneer Courage Park

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Address: 1400 Capitol and 1600 Dodge Street, Omaha, NE
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A nearly hidden gem!

The whole display is in bronze, figures in 1/14 scale. Start with a wagon train. A number of realistic wagons, drawn by horses, mules, oxen. Then, across the street to the... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2017
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Midwest
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

The whole display is in bronze, figures in 1/14 scale. Start with a wagon train. A number of realistic wagons, drawn by horses, mules, oxen. Then, across the street to the southwest, a pair of bison (buffalo to us REAL westerners) startled by the wagons. Follow down the street to see other bison, and young ones cavorting. At the far... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Worth seeing the sculptures downtown. There are several that have the Spirit of the West in them! Nice to visit!

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Saint Joseph, Michigan
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53 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

These sculptures are so amazingly life like. This is a must see for all family members and it is free!!

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1 Thank stjoe14
glenwood iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

It's close to the building I work at. Most people are very intrigued by the sculptures. It's a nice touch

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San Diego, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 313 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017

love this monument. i work over by this little garden and massive sculpture and it's impressive every time i see it

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Cottonwood, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017

I was amazed that while driving through downtown Omaha that there are so many beautiful statues. We decided to park and walk around. We were NOT disappointed. The city and business did not have to to do this but I'm so glad they did. So many major cities have modern art; but Omaha has historical interest that educated and tells... More 

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Carter Lake
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Right downtown Omaha! Bronze statues and they all tell a story! Great detail in each statue!! Great place to walk thru and see the history behind each one! Fresh air, great statues, downtown! A must see!!

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New Carlisle, OH
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2016

This very much larger than life collection of bronze sculptures takes you through history and across several city blocks. It is so unique, you'll never forget it and the setting, admidst iconic downtown office buildings will inspire you

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016

What a beautiful park and these statues deli ting the westward movement of men, women, children and their belongings. Its impressive that these statues are authentic and extremely detailed. The expressions on the pioneer faces are priceless, as are the animals. Impressive and awe inspiring display. Magnificent!!!

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Blythewood, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Great place to take a stroll and visit past history moments. The sculptures were very realistic and told the story.

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