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Pawhuska in Osage County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
 

St. Louis School

For Osage Indian Girls

 

1887 – 1949

 
St. Louis School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, May 1, 2012
1. St. Louis School Marker
Inscription. One-half mi SW. Est. 1887 by St. Katharine Drexel and Bureau of Catholic Indian Missions, Washington, D.C. Original frame structure located near Main and Palmer burned in 1889, replaced here 1890 by a four-story stone building. Operated by Franciscan Sisters (1887-1915), Loretto Sisters (1915-42), and Blessed Sacrament Sisters (1942-49).
 
Erected by Osage Tribal Council & Oklahoma Historical Society.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Oklahoma Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 36° 39.891′ N, 96° 21.002′ W. Marker is in Pawhuska, Oklahoma, in Osage County. Marker is at the intersection of West Main Street (U.S. 60) and Farrell Avenue, on the right when traveling west on West Main Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pawhuska OK 74056, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Blacksmith Home (approx. 0.4 miles away); "Osage in the Enemy Camp" (approx. half a mile away); Site of the First Osage Agency Building (approx. half a mile away); "Million Dollar Elm" (approx. half a mile away); Vernon Whiting
St. Louis School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, May 1, 2012
2. St. Louis School Marker
(approx. 0.6 miles away); Friendship Between the Osage and the Occitan of Montauban (approx. 0.6 miles away); An Answer To Prayer (approx. 0.6 miles away); Restoring the Whiting Apartments (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Pawhuska.
 
Categories. EducationNative Americans
 
St. Louis School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, May 1, 2012
3. St. Louis School Marker
 
 
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