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

Territory and State of Nebraska

 
 
Territory and State of Nebraska Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 16, 2012
1. Territory and State of Nebraska Marker
Inscription.

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.
 
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. Touch for map. Monument is on the grounds of the Gerald Ford Birthsite and Gardens. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3202 Woolworth Avenue, Omaha NE 68105, United States of America.
 
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 Garden (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hanscom Park Lagoon
Territory and State of Nebraska Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 16, 2012
2. Territory and State of Nebraska Markers
(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 . . .
1. State of Nebraska Official Site. (Submitted on August 2, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Nebraska State Historical Society. (Submitted on August 2, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Ford Birthsite and Gardens. (Submitted on August 2, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Government
 
Territory and State of Nebraska Governors Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 16, 2012
3. Territory and State of Nebraska Governors Marker
Territory and State of Nebraska Governors Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 16, 2012
4. Territory and State of Nebraska Governors Marker
Territory and State of Nebraska Governors Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 16, 2012
5. Territory and State of Nebraska Governors Marker
Territory and State of Nebraska Governors Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 16, 2012
6. Territory and State of Nebraska Governors Marker
Great Seal of the State of Nebraska on Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 16, 2012
7. Great Seal of the State of Nebraska on Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 2, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 342 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on August 2, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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