Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1863/00/00 James Monroe Parker Owner James Monroe Parker and family operate a 600 acre farm (lost) just south of town in the area of Miller Park. The farmhouse (lost) was located at what is now 3021 Vane Street.
1876/00/00 The Parker family returns to Iowa while James Monroe Parker's son, William Frederick Parker, travels to Rome to study painting. William Frederick Parker will to the homestead and make it his home.
1893/00/00 The city of Omaha purchases 80 acres from William Frederick Parker, aka the Hermit of Florence, for what will become Miller Park. Parker has allowed his mansion to fall into disrepair.
1894/00/00 the neglected and luxuriant garden, where the pretty terraces have long since fallen one upon the other and lost their outlines ... the grass grows in long and untended masses, the wild grape climbs as it hikes about the trees - Elia Peattie, World-Herald
1900/00/00 Over the years, William Frederick Parker, will expand the old farmhouse, adding rooms and a bathing pool decorated with plaster statues from the Trans-Mississippi Exhibition. However, Parker will not maintain the grounds.
1902/02/00 Frank T Parker, birth name Frank Fraissenset, inherits a farm from his illegitimate father, William Frederick Parker. The Parker Manson (torn down in 1956) was located at what is now 3021 Vane Street.
1920/01/01 Police find Harriet Bemis, the widow of George Bemis, inside the Parker house (lost) suffering from hypothermia and the delusion that an army captain from Fort Omaha is claiming her for his bride.
1947/00/00 Frank T Parker, grandson of James Monroe Parker, auctions off the remains of his father's art collection, curios, Indian relics and the first safe from the Bank of Florence, an '80-ton whale'.

Data »

Particulars for Frank Parker Archeological Site:
Cultural Affiliation Central Plains Phase
Criteria Information Potential
Cultural Affiliation Nebraska Phase
Area of Significance Prehistoric
Owner Private
Historic Use Processing site
Historic Use Single dwelling
Sight Category Site
Historic Use Trade (archeology)
Historic Use Village site

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 4th March 2009

Registry Name: Parker, Frank, Archeological Site
Registry Address: Address Restricted
Registry Number: 09000069
Resource Type: Site
Theme Group: Archeological Resources of the Metro Omaha Management Unit MPS
Owner: Private
Architectural Style: No style listed
Area in Acres: 12
Contributing Sites: 1
Other Certification: Date received-pending nomination
Certification: Date received-pending nomination
Level of Significance: Local
Area of Significance: Prehistoric
Applicable Criteria: Information Potential
Cultural Affiliation: Central Plains Tradition, Nebraska Phase
Historic Function: Domestic, Commerce, Trade, Industry, processing, extraction
Historic Sub-Function: Single dwelling, Trade (archeology), Village site, Processing site
Current Function: Landscape, Agriculture, subsistence
Current Sub-Function: Forest Conservation area Agricultural fields

Shopping on Amazon

As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.

Google Ad

Google Ad