Omaha in Douglas County, Nebraska — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Buﬀalo Bill at the Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition and Indian Congress of 1898
Cody's Wild West was seen by millions of people in twelve countries during its thirty years of performances, making Buffalo Bill among the world's most famous and recognizable personalities. He died in 1917 and is buried on Lookout Mountain near Denver. The Buffalo Bill Historical Center in Cody, Wyoming, and Scout's Rest Ranch State Historical Park in North Platte honor this legendary man, who first attracted throngs of people to his Wild West show here in Omaha.
Erected by Trans-Mississippi Exposition Historical Association, Nebraska State Historical Society, In Memory of Randall D. Horwath. (Marker Number 447.)
Marker series. Nebraska State Historical Society marker series.
Location. 41° 17.439′ N, 95° 56.522′ W. Marker is in Omaha, Nebraska, in Douglas County. Marker is at the intersection of Florence Boulevard and Pinkney Street, on the right when traveling north on Florence Boulevard. Touch for map. The marker is located in Kountze Park. Marker is in this post office area: Omaha NE 68110, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition of 1898 (a few steps from this marker); Malcolm “X” (approx. 1.1 miles away); Joseph Francis Bauman (approx. 1.3 miles away); Spanish-American War Memorial (approx. 1.3 miles away); John Wesley Nichols (approx. 1.3 miles away); Alfred Sorenson (approx. 1.3 miles away); Johan and Sophia Ahmanson (approx. 1.3 miles away); William Davis Brown (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Omaha.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
Also see . . .
1. Omaha Public Library - The Indian Congress of 1898. (Submitted on July 14, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
2. Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show.
Categories. • Entertainment • Notable Persons •
Credits. This page was last revised on May 7, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 14, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,245 times since then and 61 times this year. This page was the Marker of the Week May 14, 2017. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 14, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. 3. submitted on May 7, 2017, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. 4. submitted on April 10, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.