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Isaac Jogues

Apostle of the Mohawks

 
 
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By Dale K. Benington, July 23, 2015
1. Isaac Jogues Marker
Front view of the monument.
Inscription. Text on the Front (North) Plaque:

Isaac Jogues
Apostle
of
The Mohawks
At Their Castle
Ossernenon
On This Site
A.D. 1642-1646

Born at Orleans, France
A.D. 1606

Text on the Right (West) Plaque:

Led Captive Here
For
Long and Cruel Torture
A.D. 1642

Freed by the Dutch
at Fort Orange
(Albany)

Escorted to
New Amsterdam
(New York)

By Domine Megapolensis
Protestant Minister
A.D. 1643

Text on the Back (South) Plaque:

Erected By
Order of the Alhambra
A.D. 1922

Supreme Officers

Supreme Commander - John T. Ryan - Buffalo
Vice Supreme Commander - Joseph P. MacSweeney - Rochester
Supreme Chamberlain - William A. Schwab - New York City
Supreme Scribe - Anton B. Neubaur - Albany
Supreme Organizer - James A. Ryan - Boston
Supreme Captain of Guard - W.W. Johenning - Baltimore

Grand Viziers
Joseph T. Gleason
- Brooklyn
Dr.
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By Dale K. Benington, July 23, 2015
2. Isaac Jogues Marker
Close-up view of the text on the front side of the monument.
Harry F. MacLeod
- Dorchester
James J. Kelly - Chicago
William J. Butler - Wilkes-Barre
James A. Quinn - Albany

Text on the Left (East) Plaque:

Sent here as
Envoy of Peace
from Quebec
June, 1646
———
Missionary
October, 1646
———
Tomahawked
for the Faith
on the hill above
October 18, 1646

 
Erected 1922 by the Order of the Alhambra.
 
Location. 42° 55.673′ N, 74° 18.246′ W. Marker is in Auriesville, New York, in Montgomery County. Marker is on New York State Route 5S east of Noeltner Road (County Route 164), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. This marker is very near the southeast corner of the intersection between county road 164 and state route 5S, and is very near the site of the Martyrs Shrine. Marker is in this post office area: Auriesville NY 12016, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Kateri Tekakwitha (within shouting distance of this marker); Ossernenon (within shouting distance of this marker); The National Martyrs' Shrine of America
Isaac Jogues Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 23, 2015
3. Isaac Jogues Marker
Right side view of the monument.
(approx. mile away); Lock 30 (approx. 1.3 miles away); Schoharie Crossing (approx. 1.4 miles away); Once A Farm (approx. 1.4 miles away); In the Wake of Hurricane Irene (approx. 1.4 miles away); Site of First Bridge (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Auriesville.
 
Categories. Colonial EraNative Americans
 
Isaac Jogues Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 23, 2015
4. Isaac Jogues Marker
Close-up view of the text on the right side of the monument.
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By Dale K. Benington, July 23, 2015
5. Isaac Jogues Marker
Back side view of the monument.
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By Dale K. Benington, July 23, 2015
6. Isaac Jogues Marker
Close-up view of the text on the back side of the monument.
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By Dale K. Benington, July 23, 2015
7. Isaac Jogues Marker
Left side view of the monument.
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By Dale K. Benington, July 23, 2015
8. Isaac Jogues Marker
Close-up view of the text on the left side of the monument.
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By Dale K. Benington, July 23, 2015
9. Isaac Jogues Marker
View of the monument as seen from across State Route 5S.
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By Dale K. Benington, July 23, 2015
10. Isaac Jogues Marker
View of the monument, as part of a monument complex made of stone, looking east along State Route 5S.
Isaac Jogues Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 23, 2015
11. Isaac Jogues Marker
View of the monument looking east with a distant view of the Christ of the Mohawk Garden Monument situated at the top of a nearby hill, to the right of the featured monument.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 7, 2015, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 159 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11. submitted on September 8, 2015, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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