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Omaha in Douglas County, Nebraska — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

The City of Omaha, Nebraska

 
 
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Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., February 16, 2012
1. The City of Omaha, Nebraska Marker
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The settlement of Omaha began in 1854 with the opening of the Nebraska Territory. The following year Omaha was selected as the Nebraska Territorial capital. Omaha was incorporated as a city in 1857. The capital was moved from Omaha to Lincoln in 1867 when Nebraska became a state. Today, Omaha is the largest city in the State of Nebraska.

Mayors of Omaha
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Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1854.
 
Location. 41° 14.722′ N, 95° 57.638′ W. Marker is in Omaha, Nebraska, in Douglas County. Marker is on Woolworth Avenue near 32nd Street, on the left when traveling east. Markers are on the grounds of the Gerald Ford Birthsite and Gardens. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3202 Woolworth Avenue, Omaha NE 68105, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. President Gerald R. Ford (a few steps from this marker); Territory and State of Nebraska (a few steps from this marker); First Lady Betty Ford (within
The City of Omaha, Nebraska Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., February 16, 2012
2. The City of Omaha, Nebraska Marker
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shouting distance of this marker); Birthsite of Gerald R. Ford (within shouting distance of this marker); Hanscom Park Flower Garden (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hanscom Park Lagoon (approx. Ό mile away); Congregation of Israel - 1884 (approx. 1.1 miles away); On The Wings of Angels 9/11 Memorial (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Omaha.
 
The City of Omaha, Nebraska Markers image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., February 16, 2012
3. The City of Omaha, Nebraska Markers
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Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., February 16, 2012
4. The City of Omaha NE Artwork on Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 2, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 508 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 2, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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May. 28, 2022