Thursday, August 14, 2014

Jasper County Historical Society To Dedicate Methodist Woman's Historical Marker

Trinity United Methodist Church and the Jasper County Historical Society are holding a dedication and celebration of a Methodist historical site on Sunday, August 24 at 1 pm Central at the Brushwood United Methodist Church. The historical marker will be placed at the Sandridge Cemetery, which is the burial place for The Rev. Helenor M. Alter Davisson (1823-1876) - when she was ordained in 1866 she was the first female to be ordained in any of the denominations that today comprise the United Methodist Church.

The public is invited to attend the dedication at the cemetery and the celebration at the Brushwood United Methodist Church. The Rosebud School and the Jasper County Historical Society Museum will also be open from 11 am to 12:45 pm and 2 pm to 4:30 pm Central.

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