Nondescript record book contains Olive Hill Missionary Society minutes from 1900s

Missionary Society


December 15, 2022

A small non-descript “Record” book as recently resurfaced.  This book, purchased for $1.00, contains the “Minutes of Missionary Society.” This Missionary Society was the women’s group of the Olive Hill Church. The first entry is simply dated, “Nov – 1919.” 

In 1919, the Olive Hill Church was already 53 years old. The church building was located in the northeast corner of what was and still is, the Olive Hill Cemetery. Ten years later a new church building would be built a half mile north. Today the 146-year-old congregation still worships in that building on the southeas...

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