Omaha in Douglas County, Nebraska — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Territory and State of Nebraska
Nebraska, originally part of the Louisiana Purchase in 1803, became a territory of the United States Government in 1854 when Congress passed the Kansas-Nebraska Act. The Nebraska Territory included parts of Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Colorado and Wyoming. Nebraska became the 37th State on March 1, 1867.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. A significant historical month for this entry is March 1854.
Location. 41° 14.733′ N, 95° 57.639′ W. Marker is in Omaha, Nebraska, in Douglas County. Marker is on Woolworth Avenue near 32nd Street, on the left when traveling east. Monument is 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); The City of Omaha, Nebraska (a few steps from this marker); First Lady Betty Ford (within shouting distance of this marker); Birthsite of Gerald R. Ford (within shouting distance of this marker); Hanscom Park Flower GardenHanscom Park Lagoon (approx. 0.3 miles 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.
Also see . . . State of Nebraska Official Site. (Submitted on August 2, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 25, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 2, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 429 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on August 2, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.