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Leavenworth in Leavenworth County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Sisters of Charity

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., December 22, 2010
1. Sisters of Charity Marker
Inscription.  

Commemorating the arrival of the
Sisters of Charity
in Leavenworth
November 11, 1858

 
Location. 39° 19.038′ N, 94° 54.496′ W. Marker is in Leavenworth, Kansas, in Leavenworth County. Marker is in Leavenworth Landing Park, about 350 feet southeast of the intersection of Esplanade and Cherokee Streets. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Leavenworth KS 66048, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Meeting of the Methodist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); The Port of Leavenworth (within shouting distance of this marker); Leavenworth Landing Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Riverfront Community Center (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Leavenworth's Union Depot (about 600 feet away); General William Tecumseh Sherman (about 700 feet away); Law Offices of Sherman, Ewing, and McCook (about 700 feet away); The Great Railroad Era (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Leavenworth.
 
Also see . . .  History of the Sisters of Charity in Leavenworth KS
Sisters of Charity Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 22, 2010
2. Sisters of Charity Marker
. (Submitted on May 5, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Sisters of Charity Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 22, 2010
3. Sisters of Charity Marker
Looking north, with the Missouri River at right
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on May 3, 2018. This page originally submitted on May 5, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 413 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 5, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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