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George Rinehart page 14


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At eighty years of age he made an appeal for the support of the institutions of the church: "If you but knew in what poverty, troubles, trials, and labors we began to lay the foundation of the church fifty years ago. You cannot conceive how it was then. Here we were in this vast and lonely wilderness, surrounded with huge trees, thickets, and all kinds of wild animals that often devoured our crops. Dear Brothers in Christ you can now more easily obtain twenty dollars than we could at that period. Come brethren, and gladden the heart of an old pioneer eighty years of age. May I have the pleasure of reading in the 'Standard' that our Christian Church is free of debt."



REFERENCES

The Glades Star, Vol. 1, Nos. 19, 33, 35; Vol. II, Nos. 2, 3, 19, 35.

Tableland Trails, Vol. 1, No. 4, p. 144, by Felix G. Robinson. The Journal of Peter Gortner, 1846-1861.

The Journal of Uriah Brown as reprinted in Vols. X and XI (1915-1916) of the Magazine of The Maryland Historical Society, Baltimore, Md.

History of Saint John's Lutheran Church, Red House, Md. by Rev. Alvah K. Jones.

The Aurora Documents by Karl K. Gower, Sincell Publishing Company, Oakland, Maryland.

Life of Dr. Jacob Yutzy by Mrs. Anna K. Yutzy O'Haver (his daughter).




ID:
gctg061

Creator:
Rev. J. C. Breuninger

Date:
1963

Collection Location:
Ruth Enlow Library, Oakland

Original Size:
22 x 15 cms

Contributor:
Editor: Felix G. Robinson

Subject:
Maryland, History

Coverage:
Western Maryland, 1750-1963

 
 
Western Maryland Regional Library
100 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

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