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

St. Philippine Duchesne Memorial and Historical Park

 
 
St. Philippine Duchesne Memorial and Historical Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 25, 2013
1. St. Philippine Duchesne Memorial and Historical Park Marker
Inscription.

This is the Memorial and Historical Park dedicated to St. Philippine Duchesne and the Big Sugar/St. Mary Indian Mission, established 1838 to 1848.

The official Shrine to St. Philippine Duchesne is located in Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Mound City, Ks. (38.142101, -94.818234 GPS).

Approx. 13 miles southeast of this location on K-7 and K-52.

For entrance to the Shrine please contact
785-221-1210, 913-795-0272 or 913-795-2896.
 
Erected by Indian Awareness Center of the Fulton County Historical Society and St. Philippine Duchesne Memorial Park Committee.
 
Location. 38° 14.212′ N, 94° 56.597′ W. Marker is near Centerville, Kansas, in Linn County. Touch for map. Marker is on the grounds of St. Philippine Duchesne Memorial Park, off 1525th Road, 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. Blacksmith Shop (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Kanza Indian Site? (about 600 feet away); Potawatomi Burial Ground (about 700 feet away); Ft. Scott and California Road
St. Philippine Duchesne Memorial and Historical Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 25, 2013
2. St. Philippine Duchesne Memorial and Historical Park Marker
Looking north
(about 700 feet away); [Potawatomi] Trail of Death (about 700 feet away); Father Petit and the Potawatomi 'Trail of Death' (about 700 feet away); Potawatomi "Trail of Death" march & death of Fr. Petit (about 700 feet away); a different marker also named [Potawatomi] Trail of Death (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Centerville.
 
Also see . . .
1. St. Philippine Duchesne Memorial Park, KS. (Submitted on December 7, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Potawatomi Trail of Death. (Submitted on December 7, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Shrine of St. Rose Philippine Duchesne, St. Charles MO. (Submitted on December 7, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 7, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 308 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 7, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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