Omaha in Douglas County, Nebraska — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Preserving Our Heritage
The Midwest Regional Office, located in Omaha since 1937, assists NPS sites across the heartland of the United States. Inside this building, more than 200 people – from architects to wildland fire managers – work to sustain the heritage of all Americans: our national park system.
About the Midwest Region
The Midwest Region of the National Park Service includes 13 states: North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas, Arkansas, Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Michigan, Wisconsin, and Minnesota.
There are more than 50 National Park Service sites in the Midwest Region. These include parks, monuments, battlefields, historic sites, trails, lakeshores, and heritage areas.
Mission of the National Park Service
To conserve the scenery and the natural and historic objects and the wild life therein and to provide for the enjoyment of the same in such manner and by such means as will leave them unimpaired for the enjoyment of future generations.
From 1916 Organic Act establishing the National Park Service
George Rogers Clark National Historic
Homestead National Monument of America, Nebraska
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, Michigan
Erected by National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public Work • Parks & Recreational Areas • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1937.
Location. 41° 15.881′ N, 95° 55.472′ W. Marker is in Omaha, Nebraska, in Douglas County. Marker is near the entrance to the National Park Service Midwest Regional Office. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 601 Riverfront Drive, 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. People, Places, and Stories (here, next to this marker); Nature exerted herself to butify the Senery (within shouting distance of this marker); Capt. Lewis…will…give us accounts of new things only (within shouting distance of this marker); Westwardly by the Waters (within shouting distance of this marker); endeavor to make yourself acquainted…with…the nations (within shouting distance of this marker); the Council was held (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); A River of Hope (about 400 feet away); Labor (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Omaha.
Also see . . . National Park Service. (Submitted on July 30, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on August 13, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 30, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 397 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 30, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.