Legendary Locals of Berea

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A diverse immigrant population that arrived to work in Berea s sandstone quarries, plus the academic atmosphere of a liberal arts college, provided a distinct cultural heritage uncommon in American suburbia. The town has inherited a strong work ethic and deep spiritual values from early Bereans. Consider Dr. William Pierce, first resident pastor, who gave the town a stamp of culture. Capt. Edward Kennedy, Civil War veteran and survivor of the tragic Sultana explosion, served Berea in nearly every elected capacity. Mary ...

Legendary Locals of Berea 2012, Arcadia Publishing (SC)

ISBN-13: 9781467100151

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