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Why Is Nebraska Called The Cornhuskers?


Why Is Nebraska Called The Cornhuskers?

In 1945 the original act was repealed and the “Cornhusker State” became the official nickname of Nebraska (derived from the nickname for the University of Nebraska athletic teams, “the Cornhuskers”). Husking corn was done by hand by early settlers of course (before the invention of husking machinery).

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