Nebraska State Symbols, Emblems, and Mascots
Nebraska Symbols, Nebraska Emblems, and Nebraska Mascots
Browse the state's symbols; state animal, state bird, state flower, state flag, state fossil, state insect, state motto, state seal, state tree, color, dance, fish, mammal, music, nut, reptile seal, and miscellaneous designations, emblems, and mascot of each state with pictures. Find origin of the state name. View the state almanacs, state timelines and peruse state facts and stats such as the capitol, location, and date admitted to the union.
Tree Planters' State
Nebraska Symbols, Emblems, and Mascots
|Ballad||"A Place Like Nebraska" October 9, 1997
Words and Music by Sol Kutler
|Baseball Capital||Wakefield, October 9, 1997|
|Baseball Capital, Historic||St. Paul, October 9, 1997|
|Beverage||Milk, September 10, 1998|
|Bird||Western Meadowlark (Sturnella neglecta) March 22, 1929|
|Dance, Folk||Square Dance, Sept. 19, 1997|
|Fish||Channel Catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) September 13, 1997|
|Flag||State Flag, 1925|
|Flower||Goldenrod (Solidago serotina) April 4, 1895|
|Fossil||Mammoth, (Elephas primigenius,
(Elephas columbi or Columbian elephant)
(Elephas imperator) March 1, 1967
|Gem||Blue Chalcedony (Blue Agate) March 1, 1967|
|Grass||Little Bluestem (Schizachyrium scoparium) May 5, 1969|
|Insect||Honeybee, (Apis mellifica) 1975|
|Mammal||White-tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus) February 26, 1981|
|Motto||Equality before the law|
|Nickname||Tree Planters' State April 4, 1895; replaced in 1945 by
|Poet||William Kloefkorn of Lincoln, Sept. 11, 1982|
|Poet Laureate||John G. Neihardt 1921|
|River||Platte River, February 28, 1998|
|Rock||Prairie Agate, March 1, 1967|
|Seal||Great Seal, 1867|
|Soft Drink||Kool-Aid, May 21, 1998|
|Soil||Holdrege series (Typic Arguistolls) April 5, 1979|
|Song||"Beautiful Nebraska" June 21, 1967
Words by Jim Fras and Guy G. Miller,
Music by Jim Fras
|Tree||Cottonwood (Populus deltoides) 1972|
|Village of Lights||Cody, December 11, 1997|
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