These are churches that existed in Florence, Nebraska before 1917.
The Covenant Presbyterian Church was located in North Omaha for almost 100 years. Learn more here…
This is a list of African American firsts in Omaha.
Some of the grandest architecture in North Omaha today is accounted for in this short article.
North Omaha’s Saint Benedict Catholic Church has been a bastion of hope for the Near North Side for almost a century. Here’s their story.
This is a history of the buildings at North 24th and Fort Streets in the Miller Park neighborhood.
The history of Scandinavians in North Omaha, including neighborhoods, churches, jobs and social groups.
This is a history of Black churches in Omaha, Nebraska, including summaries of several congregations since the 1860s.
A leader among the bedrock institutions of North Omaha is Zion Baptist Church. One of the oldest congregations in Omaha, it was founded in 1884 and became the largest Black church in Omaha by 1900. It’s landmark building at 2215 Grant Street was designed by North Omaha native “Cap” Clarence Wigington, and its mission is still distinctly relevant more than 125 years after it was founded.
From the 1890s through the 2000s, Pearl Memorial United Methodist Church stood as a beacon in North Omaha. This is it’s history.