This is a history of the Forest Lawn Memorial Park in North Omaha, Nebraska.
The Case of Larkin McCloud
This is the case of Charles Smith in Omaha, Nebraska, in 1917 by Adam Fletcher Sasse for NorthOmahaHistory.com.
A History of the Florence Depot
This is a history of the Florence Railroad Depot History Museum located in the former City of Florence, Nebraska.
A History of the Florence Mill
While there are iconic places throughout North Omaha, some stand taller than all others. For more than 150 years, the Florence neighborhood has been home to one of these icons. This is a history of the Florence Mill.
A History of the Florence Ferry
Started in 1845, the ferry at Florence, Nebraska, operated for more than a century. This is a history.
A History of Florence High School
Each of the small towns around North Omaha once had their own school district, and several of those school districts … More
A History of Winter Quarters
In 1846, a town emerged on the western bank of the Missouri River. Although it only existed for a few … More
A Timeline of the Life of James Comey Mitchell
This is a timeline of the life of James C Mitchell, a founding fathers of Bellevue, IA and Florence, NT.
A Biography of Florence Kilborn
This is a biography of Florence Kilborn (c1854-1866), namesake of the Florence neighborhood in North Omaha.
A History of the Mormon Bridge in North Omaha
Built on the rock bottom of the Missouri River, dreams of today’s Mormon Bridge go back to 1846. This article explores the history of the bridge, the ferries, the politics and more.
A Biography of Architect Everett S. Dodds
This is a biography of Everett S. Dodds, and prolific architect who designed many buildings in North Omaha from 1914 through 1940.
A History of the Ponca Road
This is a history of North Omaha’s Ponca Road, providing an important lifeline in the Ponca Hills for more than a century!
A History of Churches in Florence, Nebraska
These are churches that existed in Florence, Nebraska before 1917.
A Biography of James M. Parker
This is a biography of one of Florence’s most important historical figures.
A History of the North Side Bank
The North Side Bank was a pioneer-era fixture that lasted in the the 1990s! Here’s its history.
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.
A History of the James C. Mitchell House in Florence
This is a history of the founder of Florence, Nebraska’s home.
A History of 5815 Florence Boulevard
A local home history reveals a 129-year-old barn nestled along a grand view in North Omaha…
A History of the Danish Vennelyst Park in North Omaha
The Danish Vennelyst Park history goes beyond weddings, picnics and parties. It is one of the few remnants of Omaha’s once-thriving Danish immigrant community.
A History of the Lantry – Thompson Mansion in North Omaha
Land speculators snatched up a lot of North Omaha legally and illegally in the 1900s. Victor Lantry was one of them, and built a massive mansion to celebrate his wealth. Here’s his story.
A History of Cabanné’s Trading Post in North Omaha
This is a short history of Cabanne’s Post in North Omaha.
A History of the Parker Mansion in North Omaha
Built on an 1852 house foundation, the Parker Mansion was a landmark in far North Omaha for more than a century.
A History of the Mormon Tree in Florence, Nebraska
The Mormon Tree, also called the Brigham Young Tree, has loomed over my studies of Florence history for a decade now. I’ve seen mentions of it in old newspapers and heard stories about it from older people. However, I couldn’t find anything about it all this time. Until last month. Finally, after all these years, I wrote the Mormon Trail Center at Historic Winter Quarters to ask about the Mormon Tree.
A History of North Omaha’s Pries Lake
The hills around North Omaha’s Florence neighborhood have kept their share of wealthy country homes, fancy gentlemen’s farms and old … More
A History of Arlena Lodge, the Brandeis Country Home, in North Omaha
This is the story of the Florence-area country escape of the Brandies family called Arlena Lodge…