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

“Quah-Kah-Ka-Num-Ad”

Rose Philippine Duchesne

 
 
"Quah-Kah-Ka-Num-Ad" Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 25, 2013
1. "Quah-Kah-Ka-Num-Ad" Marker
Inscription.

This memorial is dedicated to:
"Quah-Kah-Ka-Num-Ad"
Potawatomie for
"Woman Who Prays Always".

Rose Philippine Duchesne
was a nun of the
Society of the Sacred Heart of Jesus,
a teaching order.

She taught Indian children here in 1841.
She was cannonized [sic] a Saint on July 3, 1988.

 
Erected by Indian Awareness Center of the Fulton County Historical Society and St. Philippine Duchesne Memorial Park Committee.
 
Location. 38° 14.071′ N, 94° 56.594′ 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. Father Petit and the Trail of Death (a few steps from this marker); Priests House (a few steps from this marker); Log Convent (within shouting distance of this marker); Log Cabin School (within shouting distance of this marker); Ft. Scott and California Road
St. Philippine Duchesne Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 25, 2013
2. St. Philippine Duchesne Memorial
(within shouting distance of this marker); Daily Offering (within shouting distance of this marker); Saint Kateri Tekakwitha Onkweonweke Katsitsiio Teotsitsianekaron (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Father Petit and the Potawatomi 'Trail of Death' (about 400 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. 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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"Quah-Kah-Ka-Num-Ad" Marker & Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 25, 2013
3. "Quah-Kah-Ka-Num-Ad" Marker & Memorial
"Quah-Kah-Ka-Num-Ad" Marker & Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 25, 2013
4. "Quah-Kah-Ka-Num-Ad" Marker & Memorial
 
 
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 360 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 7, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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