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Near Centerville in Linn County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

[Potawatomi] Trail of Death

Indiana to Kansas

 
 
[Potawatomi] Trail of Death Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 25, 2013
1. [Potawatomi] Trail of Death Monument
Inscription.

Sept. 4 - Nov. 5, 1838
61 Day March
618 Miles

(Map showing path)

 
Erected by St. Philippine Duchesne Memorial Park Committee.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Potawatomi Trail of Death marker series.
 
Location. 38° 14.319′ N, 94° 56.651′ W. Marker is near Centerville, Kansas, in Linn County. Click for map. Marker is on the grounds of St. Philippine Duchesne Memorial Park, off 1525th Road, about four miles ENE of Centerville. Marker is in this post office area: Centerville KS 66014, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named [Potawatomi] Trail of Death (a few steps from this marker); Kanza Indian Site? (within shouting distance of this marker); Blacksmith Shop (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); St. Philippine Duchesne Memorial and Historical Park (about 700 feet away); St. Mary's Mission (about 700 feet away); Potawatomi Burial Ground (approx. mile away); Father Petit and the Potawatomi 'Trail of Death' (approx. mile away); Potawatomi "Trail of Death" march & death of Fr. Petit (approx. mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Centerville.
 
Also see . . .
[Potawatomi] Trail of Death Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 25, 2013
2. [Potawatomi] Trail of Death Monument

1. Potawatomi Trail of Death. (Submitted on December 6, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Potawatomi Trail of Death. (Submitted on December 6, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. St. Philippine Duchesne Memorial Park, KS. (Submitted on December 6, 2013, 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 300 times since then and 14 times this year. 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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