"The Lilacs"

On the corner of Notre Dame Avenue and Napoleon Boulevard stands an old yellow-bricked house. 

Located at 1136 N. Notre Dame Avenue, the house was built for Notre Dame professor of English Maurice Francis Egan.  Egan was the first lay professor with a wife and children and the house was a necessity.  Egan’s friends from far and wide sent him numerous lilac bushes and the house was christened “The Lilacs.”

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 by Daily Domer Staff

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