Knute Rockne Wedding

Knute Rockne Wedding (HM2MFC)

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N 41° 27.131', W 82° 42.55'

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Legendary University of Notre Dame Head Football Coach
Knute Rockne married Bonnie Skiles of Kenton, Ohio in the
rectory of Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church on July 15,
1914. Father William F. Murphy officiated.
The two met in the summer of 1913 while employed at Cedar Point.

Best Man at the ceremony was Notre Dame football teammate
Charles "Gus" Dorais who with Rockne perfected the forward
pass in their spare time while working together as lifeguards
at Cedar Point in the summer of 1913.

Throughout the 1920s Rockne was head coach at Notre
He sent members of his football team to Cedar Point,
including The Four Horsemen, to work and practice at the
Sandusky resort.
Year Placed2007
Placed ByThe Erie County Historical Society
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Date Added Wednesday, October 30th, 2019 at 2:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 357240 N 4590365
Decimal Degrees41.45218333, -82.70916667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 27.131', W 82° 42.55'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 27' 7.86" N, 82° 42' 33" W
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