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Easter Sunday At English Chapel

Easter Sunday was celebrated at the English Chapel by an old time singing. A large crowd, some of whom were from Brevard, gathered at the church on Davidson River and spent the day very pleasantly. Rev. Matheson preached in the morning and lectured on temperance in the afternoon.

The singers, led by H.C. Gillespie and Wesley McCall, made old time music from the old Christian Harmonies. The morning and afternoon sessions were divided by a feast at noon, in which it was difficult to say who led.

(Taken from The Sylvan Valley News, Friday, April 24, 1908...

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