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Prospect Hill Cemetery

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Omaha’s pioneer cemetery (1858). Here lie many who built Omaha and gave their names to Omaha streets and businesses, and Nebraska towns and counties. Also found here are veterans of wars back to the War of 1812, including a section of soldiers who served at Fort Omaha during the Westward Expansion. A variety of walking tour pamphlets are available. Please call before your visit if you need assistance in locating a grave or want to get a pamphlet.

Health Protocol
  • Health Protocol Statement: Due to the ongoing quarantine and social distancing, for now, the office and chapel are closed to visitors for research, but the cemetery continues to be open for visitors.
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  • Hours: Daily dawn to dusk
  • Price: Free
General - Health Protocols
  • Health Protocol Statement: Due to the ongoing quarantine and social distancing, for now, the office and chapel are closed to visitors for research, but the cemetery continues to be open for visitors.
  • Open For Business:
Events
  • Prospect Hill Cemetery Tour

    Oct 4, 2020 - Oct 31, 2020
    See Omaha's most historic cemetery on this tour that offers tales of prominent settlers, the Queen of the Underworld, and the heartbreaking tale of a mass grave containing the remains of four boys.
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