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Category Archives: Owens

History of Friendship Baptist Church

This three-page document dates from approximately 1972. No author is indicated. It was provided to the Archive by Cynthia (Jackson) Perry.
In 1869, several brethren and sisters of the 16th district requested that they meet to organize a new church.
A presbytery consisting of Elders Robert Reynolds, Asa [...]

Morning Shade ?School/Church?

This is the the Morning Shade Baptist Church or School, I’m not quite sure which one fits it better. I believe Margaret (Brockwell) Jackson told me that it was a school that also housed church on Sundays and that the building was later moved and now no longer exists. She went on to [...]

1933 Grove High School Commencement Program

Grove High School did not print an annual yearbook for the graduating class of 1933. Some say it was due to the effects of the depression. This program, detailing the Commencement Sermon, Essay Contest, Commencement Exercises and finally the graduating class roster, is almost all that remains from that year. There are [...]