Omaha in Douglas County, Nebraska — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Right Reverend Monsignor Edward J. Flanagan
1886 - 1948
Rt. Rev. Monsignor
Edward J. Flanagan
Founder of Boys Town and
Recipient of Variety Clubs
First Humanitarian Award
"There is no such thing as a bad boy"
Erected 1948 by The Variety Clubs International.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public Work • Churches & Religion • Education.
Location. 41° 15.537′ N, 96° 7.8′ W. Marker is in Omaha, Nebraska, in Douglas County. Marker is on Heroes Boulevard south of Flanagan Boulevard, on the left when traveling north. Marker and statue are on the Boys Town campus. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Boys Town NE 68010, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Boys Town Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Father Flanagan's Boys' Home (approx. 0.3 miles away); Msgr. Edward Joseph Flanagan (approx. 0.3 miles away); Father Flanagan Historic House (approx. 0.3 Omaha (approx. 6.2 miles away); Dundee Memorial Park Streetcar Wall (approx. 6.9 miles away); Jan Rosicky (approx. 7.1 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 7.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Omaha.
Also see . . . About Boys Town. (Submitted on August 16, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 16, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 662 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 16, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.