Near Omaha in Douglas County, Nebraska — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Built near this site in 1807 by Manuel Lisa, trader and indian commissioner, through whose influence the Omaha, Pawnee, Ponca, Otoe and Sioux tribes remained loyal to the United States during the War of 1812.
Erected 1927 by Nebraska Society U.S. Daughters of 1812.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and Castles • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers • War of 1812. In addition, it is included in the United States Daughters of 1812, National Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1807.
Location. 41° 22.401′ N, 95° 57.217′ W. Marker is near Omaha, Nebraska, in Douglas County. Marker is at the intersection of John J Pershing Dr and Hummel Rd, on the left when traveling north on John J Pershing Dr. Marker is located at the entrance to Hummel Park and co-located with John Pierre Cabanne's. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Omaha NE 68112, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John Pierrre Cabanne's (here, next to this marker); Lewis and Clark Campsite (approx. The Road to Zion (approx. 2.1 miles away); The Florence Mill (approx. 2.1 miles away); a different marker also named The Florence Mill (approx. 2.1 miles away); The Mormon Pioneer Trail (approx. 2.2 miles away); A Meeting House for the Saints (approx. 2.2 miles away); From Indian Lands to the Golden Gate (approx. 2½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Omaha.
More about this marker. The marker had been in disrepair for many years and was recently rebuilt by the United States Daughters of 1812 in Nebraska in collaboration with the Daughters of the American Revolution who placed the Pierre Cabanne marker on the other side. Both markers were rededicated in a ceremony held October 11, 2008.
Regarding Fort Lisa. There was more than one Fort Lisa; this was the first of two.
Also see . . .
1. Fort Lisa (Nebraska). Wikipedia entry (Submitted on March 30, 2022, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
2. Fort Lisa, Nebraska. Legends of America website entry (Submitted on March 30, 2022, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on March 30, 2022. It was originally submitted on May 24, 2008, by Michael James of Fort Calhoun, Nebraska. This page has been viewed 2,984 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on May 24, 2008, by Michael James of Fort Calhoun, Nebraska. 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 14, 2008, by Michael James of Fort Calhoun, Nebraska. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.