OMAHA STOCKYARDS

Much of Omaha’s rise into an Midwestern economic powerhouse

can be traced in a straight line to the development of the meat packing industry.

 

Yet, as history bears out, the unfortunate side effect of such growth is social and political strife.

The Stockyards has seen more than its share.

 

From the destruction of Omaha’s Greek community in 1909 and the Red Summer of 1919

to the current battle with COVID-19, the story of this industry has run parallel to the pulse

of our city’s expansion and touched the lives of many of our most vulnerable populations.

DESTINATION DETAILS

ADDRESS: 4920 S 30th St., Omaha, NE 68107

ON-SITE DESTINATION:

Exchange Building Parking Lot Island

AGE RANGE: Middle School +

DIVE DEEPER

Anti-Defamation League Plains States Region | Omaha, NE | omaha.adl.org

  • Black Facebook Icon
  • Twitter
  • Black Instagram Icon
  • Black YouTube Icon
Walk Icon.png
Blue Logo_70 Years.png