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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 Schools in North Omaha

If walls could talk, North Omaha’s schools would be much noisier, much more colorful, and much more complicated than anyone wants to hear. For more than 150 years, schools throughout the community have served students of all ages. With a deep history including segregation and school violence, its can be hard to remember all the positive people and events that emerged in the community’s schools. Following is my ever-growing history of the old schools in North Omaha.

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Historical Tour of North Omaha

I am fascinated by the history of North Omaha, Nebraska. After spending a decade growing up near 24th and Fort, I was infused with the rich history of the community by many of the adults who made my teenage life rich and successful. Stemming from that fascination, I have researched and written more than 200 […]

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A North Omaha History Map

Here’s a special treat for readers. Following is a map of historic places in North Omaha created on Google Maps.