This is a history of the North 17th Street Methodist Church in Omaha, which was open from 1869 to 1877.
Category: historic preservation
A History of Walnut Hill Methodist Episcopal Church
This is a a history of Walnut Hill Methodist Episcopal Church in North Omaha, Nebraska.
A History of the Sebastapol Amphitheater in North Omaha
This is a history of the Sebastapol Amphitheater in North Omaha, Nebraska, where thousands were entertained in 1888.
A History of the George F. Shepard House
Fancy homes used to line certain streets throughout North Omaha, and one of those was Wirt Street. Business leaders, influential … More
A History of the Sherman Neighborhood
This is a history of the Sherman neighborhood in Omaha, Nebraska.
Historic Neighborhoods in North Omaha
These are historic neighborhoods in North Omaha, including their establishment, locations and links.
A History of the Clifton Hill Neighborhood in North Omaha
This is a history of the Clifton Hill neighborhood in North Omaha, Nebraska, founded in 1885.
A History of the Military Road in North Omaha
This is a history of Military Road aka Military Avenue in North Omaha, Nebraska.
A History of North Omaha’s Stone Soul Picnic
Black people in Omaha have celebrated, uplifted and empowered Black culture in the city for more than 150 years. Sometimes … More
A History of First United Presbyterian Church
For only 40 years, a longtime congregation was at home in the Kountze Place neighborhood. They built a huge church, … More
A History of the City Interracial Committee
This is the history of the City Interracial Committee, an attempt by youth in the 1930s to overcome segregation in Omaha, Nebraska.
A History of Boulevards in North Omaha
This is a history of the boulevard system in North Omaha, Nebraska. Established in 1889, it is currently experiencing a renaissance from interested groups and might possibly be refurbished by the City of Omaha.
A History of Music in North Omaha
This is a summary of a LOT of music in North Omaha over the last 150 years, including jazz, soul, blues, hip hop, gospel, pop, and so much more. Get introduced some of the people, places, events, and more from North Omaha’s musical history.
A History of The Omaha Guide
This is a history of the Omaha Guide newspaper, a Black-owned and Black-focused semi-weekly in North Omaha, Nebraska from 1927 through 1956.
A History of Relations between Jews and African Americans in Omaha
This is a history of relations between Black people and Jews in Omaha, Nebraska. It details instances, occasions, places and spaces where the Jewish community interacted with the Black community in the city.
A History of 4402 Florence Boulevard in North Omaha
Today it looks like a bland industrial space along a decrepit street in a rundown part of Omaha. However, once this gigantic building was a foothold into the middle class for hundreds of workers; and again it was a warehouse to store parts for the homes of thousands across the community. Soon it will have a new future as a tribute to a community scion and African American icon for all times. This is a history of 4402 Florence Boulevard in the Saratoga Belt Line Historic District of North Omaha.
A History of Rising Star Baptist Church in North Omaha
This is a history of one of Omaha’s oldest African American churches, Morning Star Baptist Church.
History of the Bedford Place Neighborhood
This is a history of the Bedford Place neighborhood in North Omaha, Nebraska.
History of Fontenelle Boulevard
This is a history of Fontenelle Boulevard from 1903 to the present.
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.
A Biography of Rev. Russel Taylor
A musician, educator and minister committed to Black power, Rev. Russel Taylor was a powerful leader in North Omaha. This is his story.
History of the North Freeway in Omaha
First conceptualized in 1954, it took almost 40 years for North Omaha’s highest high speed corridor to be completed. This is a history of the North Freeway.
A Biography of Levi Carter
A wealthy industrialist worked hard, then died. His wife gave the City of Omaha a lot of money to commemorate his life, and today the name is all over East Omaha. This is a biography of Levi Carter.
A History of Winter Quarters
In 1846, a town emerged on the western bank of the Missouri River. Although it only existed for a few … More