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Potawatomie Baptist Manual Labor Training School

 
 
Potawatomie Baptist Manual Labor Training School Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., May 31, 2011
1. Potawatomie Baptist Manual Labor Training School Marker
Inscription.  
Student farm labor was intended to make this boarding school self-supporting. The building, completed in the spring of 1850, housed approximately ninety Indian children. Eleven years later, the school was closed due to funding failures and the Civil War.
 
Erected by Kansas Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureChurches & ReligionEducationNative Americans. A significant historical year for this entry is 1850.
 
Location. 39° 3.374′ N, 95° 46.482′ W. Marker is in Topeka, Kansas, in Shawnee County. Marker and mission building are on the grounds of the Kansas Museum of History. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6425 SW 6th Avenue, Topeka KS 66615, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mission Kitchen Garden (a few steps from this marker); Sioux Quartzite Boulder (within shouting distance of this marker); Trails across Kansas (within shouting distance of this marker); Gettysburg Address (approx.
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2.1 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.3 miles away); Martin Luther (approx. 2˝ miles away); The Munn Pioneer Memorial (approx. 2.6 miles away); V. F. W. Lawn (approx. 2.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Topeka.
 
Also see . . .
1. Potawatomi Mission. (Submitted on October 23, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Indian Missions in Kansas. (Submitted on October 23, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Potawatomie Baptist Manual Labor Training School and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., May 31, 2011
2. Potawatomie Baptist Manual Labor Training School and Marker
Potawatomie Baptist Manual Labor Training School image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., May 31, 2011
3. Potawatomie Baptist Manual Labor Training School
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 23, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 490 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 23, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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