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Little Falls in Morrison County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Site of Foundation of the Missionary Franciscan Sisters of the Immaculate Conception

 
 
Site of Foundation of the Missionary Franciscan Sisters of the Immaculate Conception Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 11, 2014
1. Site of Foundation of the Missionary Franciscan Sisters of the Immaculate Conception Marker
Inscription.  

Mother Mary Ignatius (Elizabeth) Hayes
1823 - 1894
Foundress

"My principle prayer has been to known the will of God and my only resolution to do it."

 
Erected by Missionary Franciscan Sisters of the Immaculate Conception.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkChurches & ReligionEducationWomen.
 
Location. 46° 2.035′ N, 94° 20.261′ W. Marker is in Little Falls, Minnesota, in Morrison County. Marker is on Riverwood Drive 0.1 miles west of Minnesota Highway 75, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 18777 Riverwood Drive, Little Falls MN 56345, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Log Cabin (here, next to this marker); The Bell (a few steps from this marker); Belle Prairie Church and Log Cabin (a few steps from this marker); The Way of the Cross (a few steps from this marker); The Monument
Site of Foundation of the Missionary Franciscan Sisters of the Immaculate Conception Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 11, 2014
2. Site of Foundation of the Missionary Franciscan Sisters of the Immaculate Conception Marker
In front of log cabin
(a few steps from this marker); Holy Family Parish (within shouting distance of this marker); Franciscan Sisters of the Immaculate Conception (within shouting distance of this marker); 99th Infantry Battalion (Sep) activated at Camp Ripley August 1942 (approx. 3.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Little Falls.
 
More about this marker. Marker is in front of the cabin in the Missionary Franciscan Sisters of the Immaculate Conception Memorial Garden, east of Holy Family Parish.
 
Also see . . .
1. Our Lady of the Angels History. (Submitted on November 1, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Historical Roots of the Missionary Franciscan Sisters. (Submitted on November 1, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 18, 2018. It was originally submitted on November 1, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 367 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 1, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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