A History of Florence High School

Each of the small towns around North Omaha once had their own school district, and several of those school districts had high schools they graduated students from. The City of Florence, founded in 1854, was one of those small towns. My research shows the Florence High School existed from at least the 1860s through 1924. … Continue reading A History of Florence High School

History of the Bedford Place Neighborhood

This is a history of the Bedford Place neighborhood in North Omaha, Nebraska.

History of Department Stores in North Omaha

Department stores once dotted the area north of Dodge and east of North 72nd Street. This is a history of department stores in North Omaha.

History of Bakeries in North Omaha

Once located all over North Omaha, there are few bakeries left -- but lots of memories! This is an account of some of the bakeries from the community's history.