The Missionary Movement

The Missionary Movement (HMW9X)

Location: Highland, KS 66035 Doniphan County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 51.788', W 95° 13.722'

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While some wanted to "Americanize" the relocated Indian tribes, others wanted to offer aid. Missionaries set up schools to convert the Indian children to Christianity and to teach them vocational skills. Many Indians preferred to maintain their own beliefs and way of life. Others accepted food and clothing offered by missionaries.

[Marker image caption reads] This Iowa girl was photographed in 1890 (location unknown).
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HM NumberHMW9X
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Marker Number2
Placed ByKansas Historical Society
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Date Added Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 1:17pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 309370 N 4414943
Decimal Degrees39.86313333, -95.22870000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 51.788', W 95° 13.722'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 51' 47.28" N, 95° 13' 43.32" W
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Area Code(s)785
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 86 Elgin Rd, Highland KS 66035, US
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