Saint Rose Philippine Duchesne

Saint Rose Philippine Duchesne (HM2LM0)

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N 38° 47.804', W 90° 20.018'

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b. 8-29-1769 d. 11-18-1852

To the Native Americans, she was the Woman Who Always Prays. Born in France, she came to Florissant in 1819. Her convent home still stands and with Old St. Ferdinand's Shrine is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. She opened the first school in Florissant for the village children and a boarding school for the daughters of wealthy St. Louis families. In her time, she was described as the foremost educator in the State of Missouri. She was canonized by the Roman Catholic Church in 1988.
HM NumberHM2LM0
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Date Added Tuesday, October 8th, 2019 at 5:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 731562 N 4297597
Decimal Degrees38.79673333, -90.33363333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 47.804', W 90° 20.018'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 47' 48.24" N, 90° 20' 1.08" W
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