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    • Creighton University

    • NortheastOmaha college
    • Creighton University is named for Edward and John A. Creighton, who helped connect the east and west coasts of our country by telegraph. They gave materials and time to this important project. Edward also helped Omaha become the eastern end of the...
    • Creighton University

    • NortheastOmaha college
    • Creighton University is named for Edward and John A. Creighton, who helped connect the east and west coasts of our country by telegraph. They gave materials and time to this important project. Edward also helped Omaha become the eastern end of the...
    • Eppley Airfield

    • NortheastOmaha airplane plane
    • Eppley Airfield has served Omaha since 1959. It is four miles northeast of downtown Omaha. Ten airlines fly in and out of the airport. The airport is open 24 hours a day. It has many other services for travelers such as restaurants, places to...
    • Eppley Airfield

    • NortheastOmaha airplane plane
    • Eppley Airfield has served Omaha since 1959. It is four miles northeast of downtown Omaha. Ten airlines fly in and out of the airport. The airport is open 24 hours a day. It has many other services for travelers such as restaurants, places to...
    • Eppley Airfield

    • NortheastOmaha airplane plane
    • Eppley Airfield has served Omaha since 1959. It is four miles northeast of downtown Omaha. Ten airlines fly in and out of the airport. The airport is open 24 hours a day. It has many other services for travelers such as restaurants, places to...
    • General Crook House Museum

    • NortheastOmaha
    • Fort Omaha was a fort built in 1868 to protect settlers as they moved west across Nebraska. General George Crook was the first military leader to live in this house which was built in 1879. The house has been restored so it looks like it did when...
    • Memorial Park

    • NortheastOmaha war
    • Memorial Park honors Omahans who gave their lives for our country. It holds the names of soldiers killed in World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War. The names of soldiers who died in World War II are listed on the pillars of the monument....
    • Memorial Park

    • NortheastOmaha war
    • Memorial Park honors Omahans who gave their lives for our country. It holds the names of soldiers killed in World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War. The names of soldiers who died in World War II are listed on the pillars of the monument....
    • Metropolitan Utilities District (MUD)

    • NortheastOmaha
    • Metropolitan Utilities District, known as MUD, was created by the Nebraska Legislature in the early 1900s to provide water and natural gas to the Omaha area. MUD pumps about 90 million gallons of water each day to its customers. In the summer when...
    • Metropolitan Utilities District (MUD)

    • NortheastOmaha
    • Metropolitan Utilities District, known as MUD, was created by the Nebraska Legislature in the early 1900s to provide water and natural gas to the Omaha area. MUD pumps about 90 million gallons of water each day to its customers. In the summer when...
    • Mutual of Omaha

    • NortheastOmaha business company
    • Mutual of Omaha is an important part of Omaha’s culture and economy. It was founded in 1909 to fulfill the dream of a young Creighton University medical student. He saw a need for better medical coverage since insurance policies at that time...
    • Capitol Hill

    • NortheastOmaha
    • Omaha was the capital of the Nebraska Territory before Nebraska became a state. A capitol building was built on the piece of land called Capitol Hill which is downtown. The building held the office of the governor, the Supreme Court, and the...
    • St. Cecilia's Cathedral

    • NortheastOmaha
    • St. Cecilia's Cathedral is the mother church for the Catholic Archdiocese of Omaha. Thomas Roger Kimball designed the building. He chose the Spanish-Renaissance style of architecture. The building was completed in 1916. It is the tenth largest...
    • Consulate of Mexico

    • NortheastOmaha
    • The Consulate of Mexico opened in August of 2000. There are 46 consulates in our country. The Omaha office helps citizens of Mexico who live in Nebraska, Iowa, North Dakota, and South Dakota. They chose to put their office in Omaha because of the...
    • Florence Mill

    • NortheastOmaha
    • The Florence Mill was built during the winter of 1846-47. Mormon pioneers used the mill as they moved to new areas in the west. The mill was used for about 100 years by others after the Mormons. The building has changed over the years, but inside...
    • Joslyn Castle

    • NortheastOmaha
    • The George A. Joslyn House was nicknamed the Joslyn Castle by neighbors. George and Sarah Joslyn had their beautiful home built in 1903. The second photo shows the carriage house where their horses and carriages were kept. When Sarah Joslyn died,...
    • Joslyn Castle

    • NortheastOmaha
    • The George A. Joslyn House was nicknamed the Joslyn Castle by neighbors. George and Sarah Joslyn had their beautiful home built in 1903. The second photo shows the carriage house where their horses and carriages were kept. When Sarah Joslyn died,...
    • Great Plains Black Museum

    • NortheastOmaha history
    • The Great Plains Black Museum was created by Bertha Calloway. She dedicated her life to preserving the history of African-Americans. She also wanted to teach Nebraskans about the contributions of African-Americans in the midwest. Mrs. Calloway...
    • Mormon Bridge

    • NortheastOmaha Missouri river
    • The Mormon Bridge was finished in 1952. The first try at building such a bridge was in 1856, but it was not successful. They tried again in 1936, but the Great Depression stopped the plan. In 1946 the General Bridge Act allowed building to begin....
    • Mormon Trail Center

    • NortheastOmaha church
    • The Mormon Trail Center show historical events that happened on the Mormon Trail. The Mormons traveled from Illinois to Utah to seek a place where they could practice their religion freely. They spent the winter of 1846-1847 in the Florence Area....

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