Mother Theresa Maxis Duchemin

Mother Theresa Maxis Duchemin (HM1OHC)

Location: Susquehanna, PA 18847 Susquehanna County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 56.784', W 75° 35.632'

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The first American-born African American Catholic nun in the nation and charter member of the Oblate Sisters of Providence, the first congregation of religious women of color in the world. In 1845 she helped found the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary (IHM) in Michigan. At the request of Bishop John Neumann of Philadelphia, she established an IHM community in Susquehanna County and Laurel Hill Academy, in operation here until 1923.
Year Placed2009
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission
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Date Added Thursday, October 8th, 2015 at 1:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 450776 N 4643995
Decimal Degrees41.94640000, -75.59386667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 56.784', W 75° 35.632'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 56' 47.04" N, 75° 35' 37.92" W
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Area Code(s)570
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 426-460 Turnpike St, Susquehanna PA 18847, US
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