Nebraska Trivia

Answers to the last two questions:
(1) What is the difference in elevation between the eastern and western parts of Nebraska? Answer: 4,580 feet
(2) At Rock Creek in 1861 who shot & killed David McCanles, the owner of a Pony Express relay station? Answer: James Butler “Wild Bill” Hickock

Today’s questions:
(1)How many homesteaders did Nebraska have in 1900?
(2) The childhood home of Willa Cather, what town served as the setting for her six Nebraska novels?
(3) What University of Nebraska quarterback was a Nebraska native and also state shot-put champion while in high school?

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