This is the history of the Fort Omaha School, a grade school once located in the Miller Park neighborhood of North Omaha, Nebraska.
One of Omaha’s most important pioneers is remembered extensively in North Omaha.
The Hoyer House at 3049 Redick Avenue is one of North Omaha’s oldest, but hasn’t been restored and seems neglected. Here is its history.
When I grew up in the Miller Park neighborhood during the 1980s and 90s, there were only memories and rumors … More
This is a biography of Everett S. Dodds, and prolific architect who designed many buildings in North Omaha from 1914 through 1940.
This is a history of the building at 5901 N. 30th, on the northeast corner of 30th and Laurel.
This is a biography of one of Florence’s most important historical figures.
The storied Mister C’s restaurant may be gone, but its memories go on…
A local home history reveals a 129-year-old barn nestled along a grand view in North Omaha…
The Omaha history mystery of the lost monument is unravelled by guest author Michele Wyman.
This is a history of the buildings at North 24th and Fort Streets in the Miller Park neighborhood.
Adam Fletcher Sasse’s memories growing up in North Omaha, Nebraska in the 1980s and 1990s.
From the 1890s through the 2000s, Pearl Memorial United Methodist Church stood as a beacon in North Omaha. This is it’s history.
Drifting high above North Omaha for 12 years, dirigibles and balloons that were lighter than air showed how Fort Omaha was central to US Army experimentation. This article shares the short history of the balloon school that showed so much promise early on.
The Minne Lusa Creek used to run wild through North Omaha. Here’s its short story…
Immediately after World War II, there was a rush of soldiers flush with government money that allowed them to buy homes and build families right away. A lot of North Omaha finished in-filling during this period, with houses constructed in just a few months and selling a lot quicker than that. Spread across a few streets in the Miller Park neighborhood, one set of these homes created an architecturally distinct area that should be designated as a historic district and preserved quickly.
A history of the Belvedere neighborhood in North Omaha, Nebraska.
The Miller Park in North Omaha has a long history. There is no single right way to write about it, … More
In its first 75 years, North Omaha was home to no fewer than four Jewish synagogues, six Catholic parishes and 50 Protestant congregations. These churches reflected the community’s diversity, including ethnic churches where only Italian, German, Norwegian, Danish and other languages were spoke. Within 25 years of Omaha’s founding, there were also several Black churches in the neighborhood north of downtown. Following is a history of churches in North Omaha.
In 1869, a Deaf man named William DeCoursey French founded the Nebraska School for the Deaf on 23 acres northwest of the City of Omaha. Today, the school is gone and the former campus is blended in with the rest of North Omaha. Its legacy is far from over though.
Nestled between the Miller Park neighborhood and Sorenson Parkway is a 150+ year old institution that’s been a powerhouse, a … More
Suburbs need social clubs, and social clubs need swingin’ good fun! North Omaha’s Viking Ship was that place for more … More
The history of North Omaha includes redlining starting during the 1920s, and being made illegal in the 1960s. This article explores that history, including the context in which it happened and some of the outcomes.
This is a summary of popular architectural styles in North Omaha.
This is an interesting history of Fort Omaha. Every school student in North Omaha is taught about the fort, that … More