125 Years Ago

Church Renting to the State


February 17, 2022

Herald of Feb. 18, 1897

Local Methodist ministers were said to be incensed that the Grace Methodist Church in Harrisburg was renting their house of worship to the State of Pennsylvania as a meeting place for the Legislature. The prevailing sentiment was that “no church after dedication should be converted to any use except the worship of Almighty God”.

Honorable A. S. Morrow, 74, died at his residence in Hollidaysburg. Death was brought on by paralysis, aided by the recent business difficulties associated with the closing of Gardner, Morrow & Co.

Roaring Spring residents were sufferin...

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