Omaha in Douglas County, Nebraska — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
The Right Reverend & Mrs Robert Harper Clarkson
Robert Harper Clarkson
(1826 - 1884)
Bishop of Nebraska and Dakota Territories
First Episcopal Bishop of the State of Nebraska
Founder of Trinity Cathedral
Founder and Sponsor of Nebraska's Oldest Hospital,
Bishop Clarkson Memorial Hospital
and his wife
Meliora McPherson Clarkson
(1827 - 1902)
Garden design by
Schlott, Farrington & Associates
Erected 1968 by their descendents Mrs. Walter B. Roberts, Mr. and Mrs. John F. Davis, and Mr. and Mrs. John R. Lauritzen.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public Work • Churches & Religion • Settlements & Settlers.
Location. 41° 15.629′ N, 95° 56.368′ W. Marker is in Omaha, Nebraska, in Douglas County. Marker is on Capitol Avenue near 18th Street, on the right when traveling west. Memorial is in the north garden of Trinity Episcopal Cathedral. Touch for mapTouch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Trinity Episcopal Cathedral (a few steps from this marker); First Mass in Omaha (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); "Among the Valiant" (approx. 0.2 miles away); Omaha Centennial (approx. 0.2 miles away); On The Wings of Angels 9/11 Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Central High School (approx. ¼ mile 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.
Also see . . . Clarkson College Historical Timeline. (Submitted on September 1, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 25, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 1, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,144 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 1, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.