North Omaha History Podcast, Omaha History, South Omaha History

North Omaha History Podcast, Omaha History, South Omaha History

Latest Episodes

The Biggest Events in North Omaha History
February 24, 2024

The Biggest Events in North Omaha History For more than 10,000 years, the area that forms todays North Omaha has been hopping with events of all kinds! In todays episode well do an overview of th

History of Mob Violence in Omaha
December 22, 2023

History of Mob Violence in Omaha From deep labor divisions to white supremacists, Omaha has a long history of mob violence. Adam shares what some of these battles were, who was in them and who was t

The Churches of Kountze Place
December 04, 2023

When middle and upper class people decided to build their fine homes and mansions in the Kountze Place neighborhood, they brought their churches with them. In this episode Adam shares the denomination

Nature in North Omaha
November 14, 2023

From the rolling prairie savannas and the deforested Ponca Hills of the 1850s, to urban giants and annihilated heritage trees, North Omaha has a long history of different nature In this episode Adam w

History of Forest Lawn
September 16, 2023

History of Forest Lawn Some of the most important people from Omaha's history have been buried here for more than 130 years. This show explores the timeline, architecture, and burials that made Fore

Walking Down Wirt Street
September 01, 2023

One of the most beautifully preserved streets in North Omaha, Wirt Street's beautiful homes start at North 16th Street and extends to North 30th Street. This episode focuses on the best features and m

Roaming Around Jefferson Square
August 14, 2023

Demolished by the interstate 50 years ago, the Jefferson Square neighborhood was started by Omaha pioneers in the 1850s. This story shares the successes, failures and interesting facts about what exis

Welcome to Downtown Saratoga
July 04, 2023

Once a stop along Saunders Road, as it meandered from young Omaha City to the old City of Florence, the intersection of 24th and Ames became a busy commercial hub in the suburban Saratoga neighborhood

History of Public Housing Projects in North Omaha
June 16, 2023

With more than 1,250 public housing units available across North Omaha in the 1980s, it was hard to imagine that just 25 years later almost all of these buildings would be gonebut thats exactly what

Losing North Omaha’s History
May 19, 2023

After more than 150 years of history, surely a place loses some of the details in its past. Today, after researching details for more than 15 years, Adam shares some of the people, places, events, and