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

Juan de Padilla Memorial

 
 
Juan de Padilla Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 1, 2011
1. Juan de Padilla Memorial
Inscription.
Quivira
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Juan de Padilla
Martyr for the Faith
Yielded his life here
in 1542
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Coronado 1541
J.V. Brower 1896

 
Erected 1904 by Robert Henderson, C.R. Schilling and Rev. J.F. Leary for Quivira Historical Society.
 
Location. 38° 40.478′ N, 96° 56.718′ W. Marker is in Herington, Kansas, in Dickinson County. Click for map. Monument is in Father Padilla Memorial Park, off North Broadway, about 500 feet southwest of the municipal pool. Marker is in this post office area: Herington KS 67449, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Vietnam Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bicentennial Monument Dedication (approx. 0.7 miles away); Rock Island Depot (approx. mile away); Father Juan de Padilla & Quivira (approx. 1.8 miles away); Hope City Bell (approx. 7.2 miles away); Wilbert Henry Otte (approx. 12.1 miles away); Navarre Church of the Brethren (approx. 12.1 miles away); Chaplain (Father) Emil J. Kapaun (approx. 14.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Herington.
 
Related markers.
Juan de Padilla Memorial Sponsors image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 1, 2011
2. Juan de Padilla Memorial Sponsors
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Also see . . .
1. Juan de Padilla. (Submitted on November 21, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Juan de Padilla in 1912 Kansas Cyclopedia. (Submitted on November 21, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Juan de Padilla Region Secular Franciscan Order. (Submitted on November 21, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Juan de Padilla Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 1, 2011
3. Juan de Padilla Memorial
Juan de Padilla Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 1, 2011
4. Juan de Padilla Memorial
Juan de Padilla Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 1, 2011
5. Juan de Padilla Memorial
Looking NNE toward municipal pool in right distance
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 335 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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