Explore 100 Years of History in Boystown

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Boys Town in Omaha, Nebraska is a historic destination that has helped at-risk children for more than 100 years

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A Historical Marvel

When Father Edward J. Flanagan purchased the Overlook Farm in 1921, it became the new, permanent site of Boys Town. Over the decades that followed, schools, churches and homes were built, and tens of thousands of young lives were transformed. When you visit the Village of Boys Town, a National Historic Landmark District, you’ll get an unforgettable glimpse into the history of an organization that has given new hope to so many at-risk children for over 100 years.

Whether Omaha is your travel destination or a scheduled stopover, make the Village of Boys Town part of your itinerary. Stretch your legs and stroll around our historic campus. Our Village is a true American treasure that will leave a lasting impression. Discover Boys Town today!

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