History of North Omaha, Nebraska
The history of North Omaha, Nebraska includes wildcat banks, ethnic enclaves, race riots and social change spanning over 200 years. With a recorded history that pre-dates the rest of the city, North ...
Landmarks in North Omaha, Nebraska
This article covers Omaha Landmarks designated by the City of Omaha Landmark Heritage Preservation Commission. In addition, it includes structures or buildings listed on the National Register of Histo...
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Fontenelle Park
Fontenelle Park is a 108-acre (0.44 km) public park located at 4575 Ames Avenue, at the intersection with Fontenelle Boulevard in North Omaha, Nebraska. In the late 1940s the park made headlines ...
Golden Hill Jewish Cemetery
Golden Hill Cemetery is located at 5025 North 42nd Street in the North Omaha neighborhood of Omaha, Nebraska.
The Chevra B'nai Israel Adas Russia purchased the land as a Jewish cemetery in 1888. T...
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Cabanne's Trading Post
Cabanne's Trading Post was established in 1822 by the American Fur Company as Fort Robidoux near present-day Dodge Park in North Omaha, Nebraska, United States. It was named for the influential fur tr...
Prospect Hill, Omaha
The Prospect Hill neighborhood in North Omaha, Nebraska is one of the oldest neighborhoods in the city. In addition to being home to some of the city's oldest structures, the neighborhood is also the ...
Immanuel Medical Center
Immanuel Medical Center is a hospital located in Omaha, Nebraska. It is part of CHI Health.
In 1879, the Rev. Erik Alfred (E.A.) Fogelstrom came to Nebraska to serve the Swedish population in Oma...
Krug Park (amusement park)
Krug Park (currently known as Gallagher Park) was an amusement park located at 2936 North 52nd Street in the Benson neighborhood of Omaha, Nebraska, USA at the turn of the 20th century. In 1930, Krug ...
Kountze Park (Omaha, Nebraska)
Kountze Park is an urban public park located at 1920 Pinkney Street in the Kountze Place neighborhood of North Omaha, Nebraska, in the United States, and is historically significant as the site of the...
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Omaha Star
The Omaha Star is a newspaper founded in 1938 in North Omaha, Nebraska, by Mildred Brown and her husband S. Edward Gilbert. Housed in the historic Omaha Star building in the Near North Side neighborho...
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Webster Telephone Exchange Building
The Webster Telephone Exchange Building is located at 2213 Lake Street in North Omaha, Nebraska. It was designed by the well-known Omaha architect Thomas R. Kimball. After the Easter Sunday Tornado o...
Hamitic League of the World
Hamitic League of the World was an African American nationalist organization. Its declared aims were:The word Hamitic derives from Ham the son of Noah in the Old Testament. The organisation was founde...
Dr. Samuel D. Mercer House
The Dr. Samuel D. Mercer House was built in 1885 at 3920 Cuming Street in the historic Walnut Hill neighborhood of Omaha, Nebraska, United States. Samuel Mercer was the chief surgeon of the Union Pac...
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Presbyterian Theological Seminary (Omaha, Nebraska)
The Presbyterian Theological Seminary was located at 3303 North 21st Place in North Omaha, Nebraska. Opened in 1891, the institution was closed in 1943.
On February 17, 1891, 38 Presbyterian pasto...
Elmwood Park (Omaha)
The Elmwood Park neighborhood in Omaha, Nebraska is a historically significant area that was developed in the late 19th and early 20th century. It extends from Leavenworth Street on the north to Cente...
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Nebraska School for the Deaf
The Nebraska School for the Deaf, or NSD, was a residential school for Deaf students in kindergarten through Grade Twelve at 3223 North 45th Street in Omaha, Nebraska. Founded in 1869, the school clos...
A Time for Burning
A Time for Burning is a 1966 American documentary film which explores the attempts of the minister of Augustana Lutheran Church in Omaha, Nebraska, to persuade his all-white congregation to reach out...
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Indian Congress
The Indian Congress occurred from August 4 to October 31, 1898 in Omaha, Nebraska, in conjunction with the Trans-Mississippi International Exposition. Occurring within a decade of the end of the India...
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Rice/Poindexter Case
David Rice (now known as Mondo we Langa) and Edward Poindexter were charged and convicted of the murder of Omaha Police Officer Larry Minard. Minard died when a suitcase bomb containing dynamite expl...
Landmarks Heritage Preservation Commission
The City of Omaha Landmarks Heritage Preservation Commission, established in 1977, is the Omaha city government's a nine-member board responsible for recommending official Omaha Landmarks to the Omaha...
St. Cecilia Cathedral
St. Cecilia Cathedral is the cathedral church of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Omaha. Located at 701 North 40th Street in the Gold Coast Historic District, the Cathedral was ranked as one of the t...
Potter's Field (Omaha)
The Potter's Field Cemetery in Omaha, Nebraska, United States is located on a 5-acre (20,000 m) plot of land at 5000 Young Street near the intersections of Young Street and Mormon Bridge Road. Li...
Pearl Memorial United Methodist Church
Pearl Memorial United Methodist Church is a member of the Nebraska Conference of the United Methodist Church. It is located at 2319 Ogden Street in the Miller Park neighborhood of north Omaha, Nebrask...
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Florence Park
The Florence Park is a city-owned public park in the Florence neighborhood of North Omaha, Nebraska. Located at North 30th and State Streets, it is the oldest park and the oldest original town square ...
Omaha Race Riot of 1919
The Omaha race riot occurred in Omaha, Nebraska, September 28–29, 1919. The race riot resulted in the brutal lynching of Will Brown, a black worker; the death of two white men; the attempted hanging o...
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Walnut Hill (Omaha)
Walnut Hill is a historic neighborhood located in north Omaha, Nebraska. It is bounded by North 40th Street on the east, Cuming Street on the south, Northwest Radial Highway and Saddle Creek Road on t...