Saint Rose Philippine Duchesne - St. Charles, Missouri
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 38° 47.104 W 090° 28.837
15S E 718831 N 4295940
Marker next to Saint Rose Philippine Duchesne statue in St. Charles, Missouri.
Waymark Code: WM5A6Z
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 12/05/2008
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
Views: 10

Text of marker:

"Saint Rose Philippine Duchesne, Pioneer Missionary of the Society of the Sacred Heart, came to St. Charles from France and founded the first free school west of the Mississippi on this site in 1818.

Mother Duchesne established other schools in Missouri and Louisiana. She died here in 1852 and was canonized in 1988."
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History of Mark: Not listed

Additional point: Not Listed

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