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

Log Convent

 
 
Log Convent Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 25, 2013
1. Log Convent Marker
Inscription.

On this site stood a
five room log convent
completed mid March 1842

 
Erected by Indian Awareness Center of the Fulton County Historical Society and St. Philippine Duchesne Memorial Park Committee.
 
Location. 38° 14.063′ N, 94° 56.61′ 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. Priests House (here, next to this marker); Father Petit and the Trail of Death (a few steps from this marker); Log Cabin School (a few steps from this marker); "Quah-Kah-Ka-Num-Ad" (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 . . .
Log Convent Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 25, 2013
2. Log Convent Marker
 St. Philippine Duchesne Memorial Park, KS. (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 272 times since then and 18 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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