This is a history of Military Road aka Military Avenue in North Omaha, Nebraska.
The Benson Commercial Historic District has been home to several department stores. This is a history of the Omaha neighborhood’s stores.
Department stores once dotted the area north of Dodge and east of North 72nd Street. This is a history of department stores in North Omaha.
This is a history of the Omaha Crèche, which was located on North 52nd and Pratt Streets for a half century.
The Benson Motor Company operated on present-day Maple Street for more than two decades.
This is a history of Adams Park in North Omaha, Nebraska
While it has absolutely no active movie theaters today, the North Omaha community has been home to at least 20 (!) movie theaters over the last century. This is a short history of those theaters. Its really incomplete, as information has been hard for me to find.
This is a history of streetcars in North Omaha, Nebraska.
A history of the Fontenelle Park in North Omaha, Nebraska by Adam Fletcher Sasse. Includes baseball, parks and recreation, fireworks and more!
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.
Following is a list of places I would visit on a long, winding North Omaha history tour. If you have anything you would like me to write about, add, or otherwise know, please share here. I LOVE NORTH O! These are listed by neighborhood, starting at Dodge Street and heading northwards. Note that all links go to articles I created, either on Wikipedia or on this blog.
Here’s a special treat for readers. Following is a map of historic places in North Omaha created on Google Maps.