(A detour to Lincoln, Nebraska yields many surprises)
(A set of bison at the front entrance steps representing the ten Plains Indian tribes of Nebraska are a combination of Art Deco and ancient Persian styles by Lee Lawrie)
I especially loved the carved Honduran mahogany doors by Lee Lawrie and executed by Keats Lorenz at the entrance to the Warner Legislative Chambers.
Ceiling murals by Hildreth Meiere in the Great Hall
While Hildreth Meiere’s black and white mosaic floors primarily featured scenes from Greek mythology.
The 14 floor features a memorial to WW I veterans and murals painted in 1996 by artist Stephen Roberts celebrates various working trades and historical events.
There is a set of outdoor balconies that allows you to see views of the city for miles.
I had to laugh as even the restrooms are throwbacks to another era
Leaving the Capitol building it was time for lunch. We discovered a wonderful French restaurant called The Green Gateau and enjoyed their Saturday brunch. We even had a slice of their famous green cake for dessert before returning to our campsite at Camp a Way.
The next morning we left Lincoln and headed southeast to Indian Cave State Park to continue our Safari.