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

First Mass in Omaha

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., April 26, 2010
1. First Mass in Omaha Marker
Inscription.
This plaque commemorates
the First Holy Sacrifice
of the Mass celebrated in
Omaha Nebraska - May 14, 1855
by
Father William Emonds

Erected May 1959

 
Erected 1959 by Al Loyola Caravan 120, Order of Alhambra.
 
Location. 41° 15.574′ N, 95° 56.459′ W. Marker is in Omaha, Nebraska, in Douglas County. Marker is at the intersection of Dodge Street (U.S. 6) and 19th Street, on the left when traveling west on Dodge Street. Touch for map. Marker is on St. Mary Magdalene Roman Catholic Church. Marker is at or near this postal address: 109 South 19th Street, Omaha NE 68102, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Trinity Episcopal Cathedral (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Capitol Hill (about 500 feet away); The Right Reverend & Mrs Robert Harper Clarkson (about 500 feet away); On The Wings of Angels 9/11 Memorial (about 800 feet away); "Among the Valiant" (approx. 0.2 miles away); Central High School (approx. 0.2 miles away); Omaha Centennial (approx. 0.2 miles away); First National Bank Building (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Omaha.
 
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First Mass in Omaha Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 26, 2010
2. First Mass in Omaha Marker
St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Church image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 26, 2010
3. St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Church
St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Church image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 26, 2010
4. St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 1, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 838 times since then and 74 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 1, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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