Near Centerville in Linn County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Fr. Christian Hoecken • Fr. Francis Renaud • Fr. Felix Vanquickenborne • Fr. Peter John Verhaegen • Fr. Peter Desmet • Fr. Fleix [sic] Verreydt • Fr. John Baptist Smedts • Fr. Herman Aelen
With many trials and hardships for the love of God and their fellowman.
Erected by Indian Awareness Center of the Fulton County Historical Society and St. Philippine Duchesne Memorial Park Committee.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Potawatomi Trail of Death marker series.
Location. 38° 14.062′ N, 94° 56.605′ 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. Log Convent (here, next to this marker); Father Petit and the Trail of Death (a few steps from this marker); "Quah-Kah-Ka-Num-Ad" (a few steps from this marker); Log Cabin School (within shouting distance of this marker); Daily Offering (within shouting distance of this marker); Saint Kateri Tekakwitha Onkweonweke Katsitsiio Teotsitsianekaron (within shouting distance of this marker); Ft. Scott and California Road (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Father Petit and the Potawatomi 'Trail of Death' (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Centerville.
Also see . . .
1. St. Philippine Duchesne Memorial Park, KS. (Submitted on December 7, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Potawatomi Trail of Death. (Submitted on December 7, 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 264 times since then and 17 times this year. Photo 1. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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