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Carlisle in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Saint Katharine's Hall

1901 - 1918

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., May 20, 2009
1. Saint Katharine's Hall Marker
Inscription.  Built by Saint M. Katharine Drexel, S.B.S., Philadelphia heiress (1858-1955). Here she conducted a “select free colored school” for black children and served the Carlisle Indian School. She vowed to be “mother and servant of the Indian and Negro races.”

Declared Saint on October 1, 2000.
 
Erected by Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament.
 
Location. 40° 11.971′ N, 77° 11.16′ W. Marker is in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, in Cumberland County. Marker is on Pomfret Street, on the right when traveling east. Marker is next to St. Patrick's Catholic Church. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 140 E Pomfret Street, Carlisle PA 17013, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bethel A.M.E. Church (a few steps from this marker); St. Patrick's Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Gen. William Irvine (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Duncan-Stiles House (about 700 feet away); Gen. John Armstrong (about 700 feet away);
Saint Katharine's Hall image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 20, 2009
2. Saint Katharine's Hall
Located adjacent to the west side of St. Patrick's Catholic Church.
Old Graveyard (about 700 feet away); Old Prison (about 700 feet away); World War Memorial (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Carlisle.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on December 5, 2019. This page originally submitted on May 28, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 689 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 28, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Christopher Busta-Peck was the editor who published this page.
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