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The Statue that Never Was

September 6th, 2017     By Boys Town Contributor

Boys Town History, Father Flanagan, Village of Boys Town

​In the early 1960s, Monsignor Nicholas Wegner, Boys Town director at the time, conceived a plan to place a memorial to Father Flanagan on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. Monsignor Wegner selected an artist and approved a design, which was turned into a miniature. But that’s as far as the project progressed.

 

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