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Second Sunday Series: History of the Gold Coast by Joni Fogarty
July 9, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
JULY SECOND SUNDAY SERIES IS SOLD OUT!
Douglas County Historical Society’s monthly program, Second Sunday Series, is proud to present the July installment entitled “History of the Gold Coast” to be given by Gold Coast neighborhood history, Joni Fogarty. The presentation will take place on Sunday, July 9 at 2 p.m. on Historic Fort Omaha in Metropolitan Community College’s Building 10, located on the north end of campus.
Within the first few decades of its founding, Omaha transformed from a financially insecure, dirty, wide-open western town to a city struggling to advance by adopting the accouterments of a civilized society. One of the signs of this advancement was the creation of a neighborhood so grand that it spoke for itself – the homeowners were in no need of announcing their success. Today, that early neighborhood has been designation as the Gold Coast National Historic District. The beautiful architecture speaks to the success of many of Omaha’s early business entrepreneurs and tells a story of early Omaha history that needs to be preserved and shared.
The Second Sunday Series is a once per month series of presentations that serve to highlight a diverse range of topics and time periods related to Douglas County history. The Second Sunday Series is offered free of charge to DCHS members as a benefit of their membership and $5 for non-members. We welcome all community members interested to attend and due to limited space we ask all to RSVP either by phone at 402-455-9990 or email at Members@DouglasCoHistory.o