Florence Park, Omaha

Florence Park, Omaha

This park is the oldest park and town square in Nebraska. It was created by the first pioneers in this area in the 1840s. In the park there is a Historical Marker telling the history of Winter Quarters. The Winter Quarters was an encampment of members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. They used this encampment during the winter of 1846-1847, during their voyage to the West. The encampment had approximately 800 cabins, housing 2,500 people. It was populated until 1848.

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Florence Park on Map

Sight Name: Florence Park
Sight Location: Omaha, USA
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
Guide(s) containing this sight: Omaha Historic Florence Walk  

Walking Tours in Omaha, Nebraska

Create Your Own Walk in Omaha

Create Your Own Walk in Omaha

Creating your own self-guided walk in Omaha is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Omaha Landmarks Part 2

Omaha Landmarks Part 2

This is a second landmark tour in Omaha, which contains some more interesting places that are definitely worth seeing. One of the most interesting places to visit along this tour is the Heartland of America Park, so make sure to make the most of it.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.8 km
Omaha Landmarks Part 1

Omaha Landmarks Part 1

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Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.6 km
Places of Worship in Omaha

Places of Worship in Omaha

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Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 7.1 km
City Orientation Walk

City Orientation Walk

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Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.6 km
Omaha Historic Florence Walk

Omaha Historic Florence Walk

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Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.2 km
Omaha Museums and Art Galleries Tour

Omaha Museums and Art Galleries Tour

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Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.9 km