Seeking Darkness in the Woods

October 31, 2018 · Posted In: History, Omaha Magazine, Places

Touring Hummel Park with Midwest Paranormal History Tours story by Lisa Lukecart Jamie Nestroyl walks up the short stone steps in the middle of the “Devil’s Punchbowl” at Hummel Park. The wind rips through the […]

Francis Burt

October 28, 2018 · Posted In: History, Omaha Magazine

There was much excitement in October 1854 as the Nebraska pioneers eagerly awaited Francis Burt, the new territory’s first governor. That hope was felt most in Bellevue. After all, according to the Nebraska Palladium newspaper, the […]

A Revolutionary Meeting

April 3, 2018 · Posted In: Web Exclusive

Down in the old Chinatown, underground tunnels and hidden rooms were just some of the mysteries reported by The Omaha Daily Bee newspaper in August 1894. For a former frontier community, Omaha’s media was well-attuned […]