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Leavenworth in Leavenworth County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Sisters of Charity

 
 
Sisters of Charity Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 22, 2010
1. Sisters of Charity Marker
Inscription.

Commemorating the arrival of the
Sisters of Charity
in Leavenworth
November 11, 1858

 
Location. 39° 19.038′ N, 94° 54.496′ W. Marker is in Leavenworth, Kansas, in Leavenworth County. Click for map. Marker is in Leavenworth Landing Park, about 350 feet southeast of the intersection of Esplanade and Cherokee Streets. Marker is in this post office area: Leavenworth KS 66048, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Meeting of the Methodist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); The Port of Leavenworth (within shouting distance of this marker); Leavenworth Landing Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Riverfront Community Center (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Leavenworth's Union Depot (about 600 feet away); General William Tecumseh Sherman (about 700 feet away); Law Offices of Sherman, Ewing, and McCook (about 700 feet away); The Great Railroad Era (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Leavenworth.
 
Also see . . .  History of the Sisters of Charity in Leavenworth KS. (Submitted on May 5, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Sisters of Charity Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 22, 2010
2. Sisters of Charity Marker
Sisters of Charity Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 22, 2010
3. Sisters of Charity Marker
Looking north, with the Missouri River at right
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 360 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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