Near Centerville in Linn County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Potawatomi Burial Ground
Their names are incribed [sic] on the crosses
May they rest in peace
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° 14.116′ N, 94° 56.657′ 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. Father Petit and the Potawatomi 'Trail of Death' (a few steps from this marker); Potawatomi "Trail of Death" march & death of Fr. Petit (a few steps from this marker); Daily Offering (within shouting distance of this marker); Saint Kateri Tekakwitha Onkweonweke Katsitsiio Teotsitsianekaron Log Cabin School (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ft. Scott and California Road (about 300 feet away); Father Petit and the Trail of Death (about 400 feet away); Log Convent (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Centerville.
Also see . . .
1. St. Philippine Duchesne Memorial Park, KS. (Submitted on December 8, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
2. Potawatomi Trail of Death. (Submitted on December 8, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
Categories. • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Churches, Etc. • Disasters • Native Americans •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page has been viewed 513 times since then and 131 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.