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

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This is a Must-See Attraction

We stayed at the Residence Inn on the corner, so we could see this wonderful sculpture park just by... read more

Reviewed August 23, 2017
Rosemary W
AMAZING SCULPTURES!!

This was amazing to see. The artistic talent that went into the sculptures is incredible. This is... read more

Reviewed August 22, 2017
BonnieS45
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Reviewed August 23, 2017

We stayed at the Residence Inn on the corner, so we could see this wonderful sculpture park just by walking out the door. Both the Pioneer Courage and Spirit of the Wilderness parks are impressive. The details on the wagon train sculptures are amazing. The...More

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Reviewed August 22, 2017

This was amazing to see. The artistic talent that went into the sculptures is incredible. This is open to all, on a street corner, and free to walk about and take pictures. Well worth a visit and children will love the animals.....

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Reviewed August 21, 2017 via mobile

It doesn't have to take long to see these wonderful bronzes but if you really wanted to take your time and contemplate the lives these pioneers lived, you spend an hour or longer. The larger than life statues of the people and animals that forged...More

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Reviewed June 29, 2017 via mobile

These sculptures were so descriptive if you take time to really look at them. Look at the ground to see the wagon wheels stuck in the ruts. Check out what the pioneers carried on their wagons. I wonder what was stored inside the locked box...More

Thank dawnrain228
Reviewed June 12, 2017

We were delighted to find this amazing art right outside our door at the Marriott Residence Inn Downtown. This sculpture runs through several blocks of downtown open space and buildings, quite spectacular! Take the time to read the narratives and enjoy this exemplary depiction of...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed March 13, 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....More

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Reviewed March 2, 2017

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

1  Thank Laura H
Reviewed March 1, 2017

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

1  Thank stjoe14
Reviewed February 1, 2017

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

Thank iowamel
Reviewed January 23, 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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