Started in 1845, the ferry at Florence, Nebraska, operated for more than a century. This is a history.
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.
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.
For 40 years, one plant poisoned North Omaha with heinous disregard. This is a history of the Carter White Lead Company factory in East Omaha.
This is a history of North Omaha’s Ponca Road, providing an important lifeline in the Ponca Hills for more than a century!
A podcast about the history of fur trading in Omaha, Nebraska by Adam Fletcher Sasse and Steve Sleeper for NorthOmahaHistory.com
Sulphur Springs was a settlement in the Nebraska Territory from 1854 to 1877. This article shares some of its history.
This is a history of Omaha’s North Downtown neighborhood.
This is a biography of one of Florence’s most important historical figures.
A lost amusement park haunts nobody’s memories, and some even deny it ever existed. This is Lakeview Amusement Park and the Sand Point Beach.
This is a biography of Selina Carter Cornish by Jody Lovallo.
Hidden away in North Omaha was a social club that held the middle class and its neighborhood.
This is a history of the Wyman Heights neighborhood in North Omaha by guest author Patrick Wyman.
One part of Omaha has stayed in touch with its agricultural roots for more than a century. This is a history of small family farms and the changing landscape in East Omaha.
Its an understatement to say that railroads helped build North Omaha; they were absolutely vital. Here’s a summary of their history.
This is a short history of Cabanne’s Post in North Omaha.
This is a history of North Omaha’s Fort Lisa, including its location, history and more.
The Minne Lusa Creek used to run wild through North Omaha. Here’s its short story…
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.