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The Rose of Sharon Sanctuary


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The Rose of Sharon Sanctuary stands as a source of inspiration and meditation on the crest of a hill, located from Horton, 2 miles West on Highway K-20, 2 miles North then 1/4 mile West making a right turn down a driveway to a quiet and tranquil country scene.

The statues of the Blessed Virgin Mary and Christ the King are graciously surrounded by 106 rose bushes in the shape of a heart that provides those coming to pray a treasured place, for peace of mind and a time of reflection and prayer.


Address: 2 miles West on Highway K-20, 2 miles North then 1/4 mile West
Phone: 785-486-2681
Our Website:www.cityofhorton.com

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The Rose of Sharon Sanctuary

The Rose of Sharon Sanctuary stands as a source of inspiration and meditation on the crest of a hill, located from Horton, 2 ...