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Memorial to Omaha the Horse

Photo Credits:  Larry Ferguson © 2011
Photo Credits:  Larry Ferguson © 2011
Photo Credits:  Larry Ferguson © 2011
Finished in 2009

by: Unknown
Medium: Bronze, Stone, Concrete
Owner: City of Omaha

Location

Mid-Town
Stinson Park 67th and West Center Road
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Description

concrete and stone monolith, concrete and brass marker with horse head, historical marker

Additional Information

In 1935, a horse dubbed “Omaha” won the Triple Crown. In 1950, Omaha was relocated to Nebraska to improve thoroughbred racing horses in the state. Omaha made his home at the Grove Porter Farm near Nebraska City and remained there until his death, April 24, 1959. The legendary horse was buried at Aksarben, where he has been memorialized. When Aksarben was torn down, this memorial was erected in Stinson Park.