Birdseye view of Omaha, Nebraska (1868)

A. Ruger's birdseye view of Omaha, Nebraska from 1868.
Birdseye view of Omaha, Nebraska
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Date: 1868
Author: A. Ruger
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A handsome birdseye map of Omaha, Nebraska [gmap] by Ruger in 1868.

I'm curious; was the impounded lake labeled a “skating park” purpose-built? Or did that use/naming derive from some polite fiction?

For more maps and images from this period in the region's history, visit the Nebraska State Historical Society.



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