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
In 1846, a town emerged on the western bank of the Missouri River. Although it only existed for a few years, there were a lot of elements that resembled a regular town, and its impact is still felt today. This is a history of Winter Quarters in the Indian Country. "A relic of the Mormon … Continue reading A History of Winter Quarters
This is a timeline of the life of James C Mitchell, a founding fathers of Bellevue, IA and Florence, NT.
This is a biography of Florence Kilborn (c1854-1866), namesake of the Florence neighborhood in North Omaha.
Built on the rock bottom of the Missouri River, dreams of today's Mormon Bridge go back to 1846. This article explores the history of the bridge, the ferries, the politics and more.
This is a biography of Everett S. Dodds, and prolific architect who designed many buildings in North Omaha from 1914 through 1940.
This is a history of North Omaha's Ponca Road, providing an important lifeline in the Ponca Hills for more than a century!