Omaha in Douglas County, Nebraska — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Msgr. Edward Joseph Flanagan
— 13 July 1886 - 15 May 1948 —
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
5th October 2002
Sculptor - Fred Hoppe
Erected 2002 by Boys Town National Alumni Association.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public Work • Churches & Religion • Education.
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 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.)
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.