The city of Lincoln, Nebraska was founded as Lancaster in 1867. The capital of the state was moved here in a political move to keep southern counties from joining the state of Kansas. The capital was moved from Omaha shortly after Nebraska became an official state in 1867. The city now has almost 300,000 people. It was named an official refugee city by the State Department in the 70s and as a result, has a lot of different cultures represented.
Lincoln Surgical Hospital
1710 S 70th St.
Lincoln, NE 68506
St Elizabeth Regional Med Center
6850 L St.
Lincoln, NE 68510
The University of Nebraska is located in Lincoln, Nebraska and is a large neighborhood of its own. As a result, 36 percent of adults have a college degree, making it one of the most educated cities in the nation. Outside the University of Nebraska area other popular neighborhoods to live include Country Club, Family Acres, University Place and downtown. To help surprise someone you love with a gift in Lincoln our local florist partners are available to deliver to all residences in Lincoln and the dorms at the University of Nebraska.
The University of Nebraska is a popular place in the city, especially during football season. Nebraska also has the second tallest capitol building in the nation and is a beautiful landmark. The sunken gardens are also a popular tourist attraction. These gardens were first built in 1930 and have been listed as one of the best gardens in the United States. The gardens include many sculptures and lily ponds. There is a children's zoo that has a train, which is also very popular. The Sheldon Museum of Art on the University of Nebraska campus has a large collection of American art and a sculpture garden.