Sacred Heart Catholic Church

Sacred Heart Catholic Church (HM1R9Z)

Location: Mound City, KS 66056 Linn County
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N 38° 8.533', W 94° 49.098'

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Sacred Heart Catholic Church is the official Shrine to St. Philippine Duchesne; the only person to set foot in Kansas territory to be canonized to Sainthood, as of 2010.
This Church was built by the Diocese in 1941-1942. 1941 was the year St. Philippine Duchesne was declared Blessed by the Vatican; the Church was named after the name of the Order of Teaching Nuns she belonged to, Sisters for Sacred Heart.
She was canonized in 1988. Approximately 13 miles northwest of this location is the St. Philippine Duchesne Memorial and Historical Park. (38.240203, -94.947281 GPS).
It is located North on K-7 to county road 1525 and west 5.5 miles to what looks like a Fort Entrance. After entering the entrance follow road approximately ¾ mile to main park area and trails. Several signs to explain different sites.
HM NumberHM1R9Z
Placed BySacred Heart Catholic Church
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, March 28th, 2016 at 9:03am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 340660 N 4223156
Decimal Degrees38.14221667, -94.81830000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 8.533', W 94° 49.098'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 8' 31.98" N, 94° 49' 5.88" W
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Area Code(s)913, 620
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 730 W Main St, Mound City KS 66056, US
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