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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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1898 Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition African Americans civic infrastructure culture economics Expo grounds government historic preservation History of Nebraska Kountze Place Lost history parks Politics society White flight

A History of North Omaha’s Kountze Park, Once Called Malcolm X Park

Malcolm X Memorial Park sits in the heart of North Omaha’s Kountze Place. Discover why you don’t hear about it anymore.

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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.

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A History of the CCC Camp in Omaha

From 1935 to 1940, more than 200 workers lived in a CCC camp at Levi Carter Park. Here is a history of their time.

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A History of Omaha’s Eppley Airfield

A history of Omaha’s Eppley Airfield from 1925 to present. It has also been called the American Legion Municipal Airport and the Omaha Municipal Airport.

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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 settlements hidden since the 1840s. However, one of the most popular places that ever existed in the area was a picnic resort that’s completely forgotten today. It is not on any modern maps, either. This […]

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A History of North Omaha’s Miller Park

The Miller Park in North Omaha has a long history. There is no single right way to write about it, and if, after you’re done reading this entire article, you disagree with the way I’ve written this history, I invite you to write your own version.     To start with, it is important to […]