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By William Fischer, Jr., May 1, 2011
Father Juan de Padilla & Quivira Marker
Kansas (Dickinson County), Herington — Father Juan de Padilla & Quivira
In 1540 Francisco Vasquez de Coronado marched north from Mexico with 300 Spaniards in search of the "Seven Golden Cities of Cibola." With them were several priests, including Juan de Padilla, a Franciscan friar. When the golden cities proved to be . . . — Map (db m49674) HM
Kansas (Dickinson County), Herington — Juan de Padilla Memorial
Quivira ————— Juan de Padilla Martyr for the Faith Yielded his life here in 1542 ————— Coronado 1541 J.V. Brower 1896 — Map (db m49750) HM
Kansas (Morris County), Council Grove — Father Juan Padilla Monument
In 1542, Fr. Juan Padilla, a Franciscan Friar, (the First American Martyr), accompanied Coranado [sic] on his expedition from Mexico some 50 years after Christopher Columbus landed in the USA [sic] and 78 years before our pilgrim fathers landed on . . . — Map (db m44939) HM

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