Samuel Donner Donnertown, Blair Co., PA

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Samuel Donner
Donnertown, Blair Co., PA - A moat interesting and unusual service service...
A moat interesting and unusual service service held tomorrow, both morning morning and afternoon, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Leonard, in the village of Donnertown, in Freedom township, 'n the last surviving house in that sec- ion of the county that was used by he pioneer for religious services pre- 'ious to the time when churches were >uflt. Ex-Governor Martin G. Brumbaugh, president of Junlata college, will be Lhe chief speaker of the day. It will be a sort of home-coming for those who formerly lived In that section of the county. In addition to Dr. Brumbaugh Brumbaugh the speakers will Include Rev. James A., Sell of Hollidaysburg, Congressman Congressman J. Banks Kurtz and others. The exercises begin at 10 a. m. and 2 p. m. The house In question, a log struc- ire, was built by Samuel Donner bout a century ago. For a long time IL was the home of the late Elder Brice Sell and the property is now owned by :iis son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Leonard. They have built a mod- ;rn home and will shortly tear doWn :he old landmark of the forefathers. People from this city who wish to attend should take the Sixth avenue road, following-it until the brick school louse is reached about a mile beyond Mewry, Just at the foot pf the Newry Till. At that point, take the road turning turning to the right and, proceed to Donnef- ;own about a. quarter of a mile west. Those Who plan to remain for the afternoon afternoon service should take a lunch with them. NOTABLE SERVICE TO BE HELD SUNDAY Ex-Governor Brumbaugh and Others to Speak In Old House Where Pioneers Wor. shiped Long Ago.

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  1. Altoona Mirror,
  2. 09 Jun 1928, Sat,
  3. Page 18

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