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Omaha in Douglas County, Nebraska — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Msgr. Edward Joseph Flanagan

Leabeg, Ballymoe

 

— 13 July 1886 - 15 May 1948 —

 
Msgr. Edward Joseph Flanagan Statue image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 17, 2012
1. Msgr. Edward Joseph Flanagan Statue
Inscription.  

Founder of Boys Town
Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.A.

"The work will continue, you see,
whether I am there or not,
because it is God's work, not mine."
Msgr. Edward J. Flanagan

Mol an oige
agus tiocfaidh si
Ni neart go cur le cheile

Unveiled by Fr. Val Peter
Executive Director
5th October 2002

Sculptor - Fred Hoppe
Nebraska U.S.A.

 
Erected 2002 by Boys Town National Alumni Association.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkChurches & ReligionEducation.
 
Location. 41° 15.737′ N, 96° 8.081′ W. Marker is in Omaha, Nebraska, in Douglas County. Statue is off Grodinsky Circle, 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. Father Flanagan Historic House (here, next to this marker); Boys Town Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Right Reverend Monsignor Edward J. Flanagan
Msgr. Edward Joseph Flanagan Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 17, 2012
2. Msgr. Edward Joseph Flanagan Marker
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Father Flanagan's Boys' Home (approx. 0.4 miles away); Omaha (approx. 6˝ miles away); Dundee Memorial Park Streetcar Wall (approx. 7.2 miles away); Jan Rosicky (approx. 7.4 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 7˝ 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.)
 
Msgr. Edward Joseph Flanagan Quote image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 17, 2012
3. Msgr. Edward Joseph Flanagan Quote
Msgr. Edward J. Flanagan Statue (Gaelic) image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 17, 2012
4. Msgr. Edward J. Flanagan Statue (Gaelic)
Msgr. Edward Joseph Flanagan Statue image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 17, 2012
5. Msgr. Edward Joseph Flanagan Statue
 
 
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 479 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 16, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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