(1810-1892)The first American-born African American Catholic nun in the nation and charter member of the Oblate Sisters of Providence, the first congregation of religious women of color in the world. In 1845 she helped found the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary (IHM) in Michigan. At the request of Bishop John Neumann of Philadelphia, she established an IHM community in Susquehanna County and Laurel Hill Academy, in operation here until 1923.
|Placed By||Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, October 8th, 2015 at 1:02pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18T E 450776 N 4643995|
|Decimal Degrees||41.94640000, -75.59386667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 41° 56.784', W 75° 35.632'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||41° 56' 47.04" N, 75° 35' 37.92" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 426-460 Turnpike St, Susquehanna PA 18847, US|
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