Omaha in Douglas County, Nebraska — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
First Mass in Omaha
the First Holy Sacrifice
of the Mass celebrated in
Omaha Nebraska - May 14, 1855
Father William Emonds
Erected May 1959
Erected 1959 by Al Loyola Caravan 120, Order of Alhambra.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1857.
Location. 41° 15.574′ N, 95° 56.459′ W. Marker is in Omaha, Nebraska, in Douglas County. Marker is at the intersection of Dodge Street (U.S. 6) and 19th Street, on the left when traveling west on Dodge Street. Marker is on St. Mary Magdalene Roman Catholic Church. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 109 South 19th Street, Omaha NE 68102, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Trinity Episcopal Cathedral (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Right Reverend & Mrs Robert Harper Clarkson (about 500 feet away); On The Wings of Angels 9/11 Memorial (about 800 feet away); "Among the Valiant"Central High School (approx. 0.2 miles away); Omaha Centennial (approx. 0.2 miles away); First National Bank Building (approx. ¼ mile away); The Securities Building (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Omaha.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 1, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 977 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 1, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.