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The Lost Monument by Michele Wyman

The Omaha history mystery of the lost monument is unravelled by guest author Michele Wyman.

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A History of the 24th and Fort Intersection in North Omaha

This is a history of the buildings at North 24th and Fort Streets in the Miller Park neighborhood.

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MY North Omaha History

Adam Fletcher Sasse’s memories growing up in North Omaha, Nebraska in the 1980s and 1990s.

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A History of Pearl Memorial United Methodist Church in North Omaha

From the 1890s through the 2000s, Pearl Memorial United Methodist Church stood as a beacon in North Omaha. This is it’s history.

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A History of the Fort Omaha Balloon School in North Omaha

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.

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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…

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A History of the Miller Park Duplex Historic District in North Omaha

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.