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A History of the Omaha View Neighborhood in North Omaha

This is a history of North Omaha’s Omaha View neighborhood, one of the city’s oldest western expanses.

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A History of Sulphur Springs, Nebraska

Sulphur Springs was a settlement in the Nebraska Territory from 1854 to 1877. This article shares some of its history.

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19th century 20th century biography civic infrastructure geography government houses Lost history Near North Side North 16th Street Omaha Claim Club Pioneer era Politics

A History of North Omaha’s “Doc” George Smith

The story of Doc George Smith, a longtime civil servant and respected mentor among pioneer Omahans.

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A History of the Ponca Hills in North Omaha

The Ponca Hills have a deep and rich history with American Indians, horse thieves, fur trappers and more. Here’s my account…

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19th century civic infrastructure economics geography Lost history Near North Side neighborhoods Omaha Claim Club Pioneer era Politics society

A History of North Omaha’s Scriptown

This is a history of Scriptown in the Nebraska Territory.

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A History of Wyman Heights by Patrick Wyman

This is a history of the Wyman Heights neighborhood in North Omaha by guest author Patrick Wyman.

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A History of the Minne Lusa Creek in North Omaha

The Minne Lusa Creek used to run wild through North Omaha. Here’s its short story…