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Near Highland in Doniphan County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

A Manual Training School

 
 
A Manual Training School Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 29, 2011
1. A Manual Training School Marker
Inscription.
On average, 40 students lived at the mission. Irvin wrote, "Our custom is to rise at five o'clock in the morning, breakfast at six, have six hours at school in the day, commencing at nine, and the hours out of school are spent at work." Lessons were taught in English and the Iowa language. In 1843 a printing press arrived, on which hymnals and schoolbooks were printed in the Iowa language.

[Inset photo caption reads] These Sac & Fox boys were photographed in Omaha in 1898.
 
Erected by Kansas Historical Society. (Marker Number 5.)
 
Location. 39° 51.821′ N, 95° 13.75′ W. Marker is near Highland, Kansas, in Doniphan County. Click for map. Marker is along the lane exiting the mission property. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1737 Elgin Road, Highland KS 66035, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. An Agricultural Mission (here, next to this marker); The Oregon-California Trail (a few steps from this marker); The Wolf River Crossing (a few steps from this marker); The Highland Presbyterian Mission (within shouting distance of this marker); The Iowa, Sac and Fox Mission
A Manual Training School Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 29, 2011
2. A Manual Training School Marker
Marker is near the end of the road, obscured by trees and facing the opposite direction.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Cooperation and Conflict on the Trail (within shouting distance of this marker); The Missionary Movement (within shouting distance of this marker); A Dangerous Coexistence (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Highland.
 
Also see . . .
1. Iowa and Sac & Fox Mission State Historic Site. (Submitted on October 6, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Iowa and Sac & Fox Mission National Register Nomination. (Submitted on October 6, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 247 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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