Fort Omaha Walking TourEven after the 1869 completion of the transcontinental railroad, the Army relied on mules and wagons to outfit its isolated posts. The Department of the Platte, headquartered at Fort Omaha, paid over $700,000 to acquire and transport troops and freight.
|Placed By||Metropolitan Community College, Historical Society of Douglas County, and Nebraska Committee for the Humanities|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Saturday, September 6th, 2014 at 5:55pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||15T E 252139 N 4576831|
|Decimal Degrees||41.30488333, -95.96066667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 41° 18.293', W 95° 57.64'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||41° 18' 17.58" N, 95° 57' 38.40" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 19-21 West Rd, Omaha NE 68111, US|
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