Shawnee Indian Mission Monument Dedication

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Photograph of the dedication of a monument at the site of the first Shawnee Indian Mission, located near the former town of Turner in Kansas City, Kansas. Julia Stinson, a Shawnee descendent born in 1934 a half-mile east of the site, is being blessed by Bishop Eugene R. Hendrix on the right and Bishop William O. Shepard on the left. Mrs. Stinson helped to confirm the mission site, and delivered a speech at the dedication. Thomas Johnson later relocated the mission to Johnson County.

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Date: 
June 26th 1917
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Modern Location: 
Kansas City, KS
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Publication, commercial use, or reproduction of this image or the accompanying data requires prior written permission from the Kansas Historical Society. Use of this image also requires that credit be given to the Kansas Historical Society.
Call or Box Number, Collection Title: 
FK2.W7 K.64 *2, *4, *8
Digital Object Identifier: 
KHS-447254-0003
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