October 9, 1841On this site a log cabin with stone foundation was built for St. Philippine Duchesne and two other nuns. The work was done by the Pottawatomie Indians under the directions of black master carpenter Edmund who had accompanied the nuns to Kansas from St. Charles Mo. The cabin was 19'x 19' and was used as a school room for Indian girls. The loft served as a sleeping area for the nuns.
|Placed By||Indian Awareness Center of the Fulton County Historical Society and St. Philippine Duchesne Memorial Park Committee|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, October 9th, 2014 at 9:20am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||15S E 329885 N 4233619|
|Decimal Degrees||38.23450000, -94.94370000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 14.07', W 94° 56.622'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 14' 4.20" N, 94° 56' 37.32" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 16427-16699 Unnamed Road, Parker KS 66072, US|
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