Browse Items tagged "church" (11 total)

The Pamunkey man Reverend Thomas W. Langston sits for an unknown photographer in 1885.

Samaria Indian Church was built in 1910 in Charles City County, on the former site of the Samaria Baptist Church. A group of Chickahominy families acquired the Samaria Baptist Church in 1901; they had withdrawn from the Cedar Grove and Little Elam…

Matthew Johns and Warren Johns pose for an unknown photographer outside of Saint Paul's Church in the Monacan Indian tribal area in Amherst County sometime in the 1960s.

A woman identified only as Deaconess Booth poses for an unknown photographerat Saint Paul's Episcopal Church in the Monacan tribal area in Amherst County.

Monacan Indian members of Saint Paul's Mission near Bear Mountain in Amherst County gather in this photograph taken by the Episcopal minister John Haraughty sometime in the 1950s or 1960s. The log cabin, serving as a church, had existed on the Bear…

This quilt, depicting Bishop Heath Light of the Episcopal Diocese of Southwestern Virginia shaking hands with former Monacan chief Kenneth Branham, is the work of Pat McCauley, wife of Monacan tribal member Tommy McCauley. It was made to commemorate…

Students sit at their desks inside theBear Mountain Indian Mission School on the Monacan settlement near Bear Mountain in Amherst County, in 1914. The log cabin, serving as a church, had existed on the site since about 1868. In 1908, the Episcopal…

In this photograph by Bill Johns, taken on October 27, 2007, a Virginia Historical Highway Marker marks the location of the Bear Mountain indian Mission in Amherst County. Erected in 2007, the marker reads: "Bear Mountain is the spiritual center of…

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 1922. INDIAN MISSION AIDED BY RECENT CAMPAIGN Enthusiastic Congregational Meeting of Ascension Episcopal Church Is Held. [Special to The Times-Dispatch] AMHERST, VA., Nov. 25.—An enthusiastic congregational meeting…

BEAR MOUNTAIN OR INDIAN MISSION UNIQUE WORK NEAR AMHERST By Martin J. Bram “GOOD MORNING.” “Good morning.” “Looks like rain.” (pause) “Yass, looks like rain.” “We sure do need a little…