Statue of renowned Nebraska author Willa Cather unveiled in U.S. Capitol

Pulitzer Prize-winning author now the 12th woman represented in the National Statuary Hall Collection

By: - June 7, 2023 3:45 pm
Rev. Daniel Hendrickson

The Rev. Daniel Hendrickson, president of Creighton University in Omaha, delivered the benediction at the ceremony to dedicate a statue of author Willa Cather in the U.S. Capitol’s Statuary Hall on June 7, 2023. (Ashley Murray/States Newsroom)

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Ashley Murray
Ashley Murray

Ashley Murray covers the nation’s capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Her coverage areas include domestic policy and appropriations.