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A History of the Florence Boulevard in North Omaha

Florence Boulevard in North Omaha has a historic treasure trove packed with homes, businesses, churches and more.

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A History of the Saratoga Neighborhood in North Omaha

Saratoga was originally a large township on the Missouri River. What happened to it?

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A History of North Omaha, Part 1

Almost a thousand years ago early American Indians roamed the thick woodlands the lined the Missouri River bottoms in East Omaha. There were fishing ponds and hideaways, both excellent for keeping the small western villages of the Woodlands culture that dotted the area. On the plateau above the river was a prairie that looked more […]

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A History of North Omaha’s Prospect Hill Cemetery

There are places in Omaha where ghosts, legends and history come alive. With mysterious burial sites, whispy hauntings and grand memorial trees, the pioneer graveyard called Prospect Hill Cemetery may be the most haunted of all. Read on to learn more…

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A History of Fur Trading in North Omaha

North Omaha’s history began 50 years before the city was a city. North Omaha’s fur trading roots still affect the community today. Here’s the story…