Near Centerville in Linn County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
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 . . . St. Philippine Duchesne Memorial Park, KS. (Submitted on December 7, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
Categories. • Charity & Public Work • Churches, Etc. • Man-Made Features • Native Americans •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page has been viewed 247 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.