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Statue of legendary Nebraska author Willa Cather unveiled in Washington
Washington, June 7, 2023
Nebraska, and the nation, had their eyes on a Nebraska legend Wednesday morning.
A bronze statue of author and Nebraska native Willa Cather was unveiled at the National Statuary Hall in Washington, D.C.
Nebraska Gov. Jim Pillen, Represenatives Adrian Smith, Don Bacon and Mike Flood, and U.S. Senators Deb Fischer and Pete Ricketts were among those in attendance as the statue of Cather was unveiled.
Cather’s statue joins Chief Standing Bear as Nebraska’s two honorees in the Capitol.