Sulphur Springs was a settlement in the Nebraska Territory from 1854 to 1877. This article shares some of its history.
The story of Doc George Smith, a longtime civil servant and respected mentor among pioneer Omahans.
The Ponca Hills have a deep and rich history with American Indians, horse thieves, fur trappers and more. Here’s my account…
This is a history of Scriptown in the Nebraska Territory.
This is a history of the Wyman Heights neighborhood in North Omaha by guest author Patrick Wyman.
The Minne Lusa Creek used to run wild through North Omaha. Here’s its short story…
Located at 809 Carter Lake Drive North, Municipal Beach was a success, and for decades on every good swimming day all summer long a thousand people swamped Omaha’s Municipal Beach to enjoy sun, fun and good times. It was located there from 1919 through to the 1950s, enjoying massive popularity, an influx of money from the US federal government, and a place in many older peoples’ memories still today.
Everything begins somewhere. For Omaha’s Carter Lake, it was as a fun-filled day in the water for all kinds of people. Following is the early history of the place. It includes a waterfront boardwalk, hotels, a resort, clubs and an amusement park.