This is a bio of Silas Robbins, the first African American lawyer in Omaha.
Sulphur Springs was a settlement in the Nebraska Territory from 1854 to 1877. This article shares some of its history.
This is a history of one of North Omaha’s most important historical landmarks, The Sherman apartments on North 16th Street.
Many of Kountze Place’s finest homes are gone now, demolished by indifferent landowners and city planners who are blind to the value of the neighborhood. One of these homes stood at 2214 Wirt Street, and it was clearly one of the biggest homes in the area. This is a short history of the address. […]
This is a history of the demolition of the Trans-Mississippi Exposition of 1898 and the Greater America Exposition of 1899.
The Omaha history mystery of the lost monument is unravelled by guest author Michele Wyman.
Malcolm X Memorial Park sits in the heart of North Omaha’s Kountze Place. Discover why you don’t hear about it anymore.
Robert Strehlow helped build the 1898 Trans-Mississippi Expo and several others, then the Strehlow Terrace apartments.
By now, many North Omahans are familiar with the grand, wonderful, exuberant and spectacular event know as the Trans-Mississippi Exposition of 1898. However, not many people know that the “event of the century” almost didn’t happen in banker Augustus Kountze’s land centered on 24th and Evans. In planning for at least three years before it […]