St. Charles in St. Charles County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Saint Rose Philippine Duchesne
Saint Rose Philippine Duchesne, Pioneer Missionary of the Society of the Sacred Heart, came to St. Charles from France and founded the first free school west of the Mississippi on this site in 1818.
Mother Duchesne established other schools in Missouri and Louisiana. She died here in 1852 and was canonized in 1988. This state was commissioned by the City of St. Charles and created by sculptor Harry Weber in 2007.
Location. 38° 47.121′ N, 90° 28.843′ W. Marker is in St. Charles, Missouri, in St. Charles County. Marker is at the intersection of North 2nd Street (State Highway 94) and Clark Street (State Highway 94), on the left when traveling north on North 2nd Street. Marker is located at the southeast corner of the Academy of the Sacred Heart campus, which features the Shrine of St. Rose Philippine Duchesne. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 619 North 2nd Street, Saint Charles MO 63301, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 437 North Main (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); 343 North Main (about 340 North Main (about 600 feet away); 334 North Main (about 700 feet away); 330 North Main (about 700 feet away); 323 & 329 North Main (about 700 feet away); 324 North Main (about 700 feet away); 319 North Main (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Charles.
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Credits. This page was last revised on October 12, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 9, 2019, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 40 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 9, 2019, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.