Going back to 1886, the southwest corner of 24th and Lake has been vital to North Omaha! Its first Black-owned business didn’t happen until 1968 though. Find out more in this history of Duffy Drugs!
Sulphur Springs was a settlement in the Nebraska Territory from 1854 to 1877. This article shares some of its history.
The story of Doc George Smith, a longtime civil servant and respected mentor among pioneer Omahans.
These are churches that existed in Florence, Nebraska before 1917.
This is a history of Omaha’s North Downtown neighborhood.
The Ponca Hills have a deep and rich history with American Indians, horse thieves, fur trappers and more. Here’s my account…
This is a biography of one of Florence’s most important historical figures.
The North Side Bank was a pioneer-era fixture that lasted in the the 1990s! Here’s its history.
This is a history of the North Omaha Bottoms, an area of the city not thought of much today, but once a key to its future!
The murders of Allen and Dorothy Jones happened in 1890 at the Pinney Farm near Millard, Nebraska.
This is a list of African American firsts in Omaha.
This is a history of Scriptown in the Nebraska Territory.
This is a history of how people get food in a North Omaha, Nebraska.
The history of the village of Irvington, near North Omaha, Nebraska, starts in 1857 and extends to today.
This is a history of the founder of Florence, Nebraska’s home.