On Maple Street (U.S. 59/166) at 9th Street, on the right when traveling west on Maple Street.
The missionary priest from the Jesuit Osage Mission came to to [sic] the area surrounding Chetopa in 1847. The opening of a church was delayed due to the outbreak of the Civil War. Sadness came to the small town in 1857 when the town was burned . . . — — Map (db m209782) HM