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Near Centerville in Linn County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

St. Mary's Mission

St. Philippine Duchesne Memorial Park

 
 
St. Mary's Mission Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 25, 2013
1. St. Mary's Mission Marker
Inscription.

Sugar Creek Mission
1839 - 1849
Potawatomi Settlement
after a forced march from
Northern Indiana
A Journey Called
"Trail of Death"

 
Erected by Indian Awareness Center of the Fulton County Historical Society and St. Philippine Duchesne Memorial Park Committee.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Potawatomi Trail of Death marker series.
 
Location. 38° 14.407′ N, 94° 56.547′ W. Marker is near Centerville, Kansas, in Linn County. Marker is on 1525th Road, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is on the grounds of St. Philippine Duchesne Memorial Park, about four miles ENE of Centerville. Marker is in this post office area: Centerville KS 66014, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. [Potawatomi] Trail of Death (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named [Potawatomi] Trail of Death (about 700 feet away); Kanza Indian Site? (approx. 0.2 miles away); Blacksmith Shop (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Philippine Duchesne Memorial and Historical Park
St. Mary's Mission Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 25, 2013
2. St. Mary's Mission Marker
At entrance to park
(approx. mile away); Potawatomi Burial Ground (approx. 0.4 miles away); Ft. Scott and California Road (approx. 0.4 miles away); Father Petit and the Potawatomi 'Trail of Death' (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Centerville.
 
Also see . . .
1. St. Philippine Duchesne Memorial Park, KS. (Submitted on December 3, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Potawatomi Trail of Death. (Submitted on December 3, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Shrine of St. Rose Philippine Duchesne, St. Charles MO. (Submitted on December 3, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Charity & Public WorkChurches, Etc.Native Americans
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 3, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 282 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 3, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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