Telegraph lines continue to cross the Nebraska Territory with the opening of the Omaha office
Telegraph communications continued to spread across the continent with the opening of the telegraph office in Omaha City, in the Nebraska Territory. The line on to Fort Kearney was also underway and was scheduled for completion in November, 1860. (By John Osborne)
"A New Telegraph Line Completed," New York Times, September 11, 1860, p. 1.