Omaha in Douglas County, Nebraska — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Birthsite of Gerald R. Ford
of the United States
“My fellow Americans, our long national nightmare is over. Our Constitution works. Our Great Republic is a government of laws and not of men.
Here, the People rule…”
President Ford’s Inaugural Address
August 9, 1974
President Gerald R. Ford
visited this site during construction May 7, 1976
dedicated it to the People of Omaha Sept. 21, 1977
[Roll of U.S. Presidents]
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #38 Gerald R. Ford, Jr. series list. A significant historical date for this entry is May 7, 1976.
Location. 41° 14.742′ N, 95° 57.612′ W. Marker is in Omaha, Nebraska, in Douglas County. Marker is at the intersection of Wooworth Avenue and 32nd Street, on the right when traveling west on Wooworth Avenue. Monument is on the grounds of the Gerald Ford Birthsite and Gardens. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3202 Wooworth Avenue, Omaha NE 68105, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 Territory and State of Nebraska (within shouting distance of this marker); The City of Omaha, Nebraska (within shouting distance of this marker); President Gerald R. Ford (within shouting distance of this marker); First Lady Betty Ford (within shouting distance of this marker); Hanscom Park Flower Garden (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hanscom Park Lagoon (approx. 0.3 miles away); Congregation of Israel - 1884 (approx. one mile 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 . . . Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library and Museum. (Submitted on August 5, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 21, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 5, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 530 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on August 5, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. 10. submitted on August 25, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.