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21st century Amusement parks architecture business Carter Lake civic infrastructure Demolished buildings East Omaha economics historic preservation Lost history Missouri River parks society wealthy

A History of Sand Point Beach and Lakeview Amusement Park

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.

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19th century 20th century biography Carter Lake East Omaha Guest author historic preservation industry Jody Lovallo Lost history Missouri River parks wealthy

A Biography of Selina Carter Cornish by Jody Lovallo

This is a biography of Selina Carter Cornish by Jody Lovallo.

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20th century Carter Lake culture East Omaha economics History of Nebraska Lost history Missouri River music Organizations society

A History of the Prairie Park Club

Hidden away in North Omaha was a social club that held the middle class and its neighborhood.

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A History of Wyman Heights by Patrick Wyman

This is a history of the Wyman Heights neighborhood in North Omaha by guest author Patrick Wyman.

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A History of Truck Farms in East Omaha

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.

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A History of Railroads in North Omaha

Its an understatement to say that railroads helped build North Omaha; they were absolutely vital. Here’s a summary of their history.

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A History of Cabanné’s Trading Post in North Omaha

This is a short history of Cabanne’s Post in North Omaha.