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Academy of Sacred Heart
Photo of sign for Academy of Sacred Heart where Cornelia taught.

Bishop's Cottage, Grand Couteau 01
Photo of Bishop's Cottage (with addition on left) in Grand Couteau where Cornelia lived with Ady and Frank after Pierce left to pursue priesthood in Rome (1842-43); Merty left with his father; it had been built by RSCJ's on the grounds of their convent and school to accomodate traveling bishop.

Bishop's Cottage, Grand Couteau 02
Photo of Bishop's Cottage with M.M. Amadeus and a Sacred Heart sister on verandah.
1929

Gracemere, Grand Coteau 01

Photos of Gracemere, Grand Coteau, where the Connelly's lived after their conversion to Catholocism (c. 1840). The building was moved several times then demolished. (Positio)


Gracemere, Grand Coteau 02
Photos of Gracemere, Grand Coteau, where the Connelly's lived after their conversion to Catholocism (c. 1840). The building was moved several times then demolished. (Positio)

Gracemere, Grand Coteau 03
Photos of Gracemere, Grand Coteau, where the Connelly's lived after their conversion to Catholocism (c. 1840). The building was moved several times then demolished. (Positio)

Grand Couteau Revisited

History of Connelly home, "Gracemere," by James Walsh, SJ. Pylon, Vol. XXI, No. 3, Winter 1959-60, pages 27-30.

Winter 1959-60

Original Graves of John Henry and Mary Magdalen

Photo of graves of John Henry and Mary Magdalen, Grand Coteau; the gravestone was eventually moved to Sharon Hill, PA. It was replaced after the original was moved (click here to see replacement).


Sacred Heart Convent
Photo of the Sacred Heart Convent, Grand Coteau

St. Charles College 01
Postcard image of St. Charles College with site of Gracemere marked in bottom right-hand corner

St. Charles College 02
Aerial photo of St. Charles College, Grand Coteau; Pierce told Cornelia of his desire to be a priest on the grounds of the college


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