Monthly Archives: July 2014

CATASTROPHIC EVENT


Some of our neighbors were recently devastated by an extreme act of nature.  A sudden and unexpected gust of wind came with such force that it flipped their house upside down.  Fortunately, none of the family were in the house … Continue reading

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A STORY OF PILGRIMS 5


II. Pioneers. The Pilgrims who survived the sickness the spring of 1621 now became pioneers in the settling and development of the new land. They were soon aided by new arrivals from across the sea. Some of the new arrivals … Continue reading

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A STORY OF PILGRIMS 4


So they had escaped the heavy hand of church and government and were, at last, free to shape their own destiny but winter was nearly upon them. The thing to do now was to pick a spot for a settlement … Continue reading

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A STORY OF PILGRIMS 3


By this time there were already colonies established in America but, since they were “crown colonies” under the harsh rule of England, the Pilgrims had no desire to join one of them or even be near one. This caused them … Continue reading

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A STORY OF PILGRIMS 2


A little farther north, along the Old North Road, into the county of Yorkshire, the little village of Scrooby sat on the bank of the River Ryton. At the age of nine or ten, William Brewster came to live at … Continue reading

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