Davies, Howell D. / Addresses given at the centennial of the Oshkosh, Wisconsin, welsh settlement Bethesda Church, town of Nekimi, Winnebago County, July 4-6, 1947: also the register of the 1,013 persons attending and the souvenir program
Davies, Howell D.
The Welsh past, pp. 8-28
page 8 Ganu (song festival) at Peniel Church, was inspired and mentioned it in his last book, Old World Wisconsin, pages 197-198, with pictures of Moses Morgan on page 191 and Peniel Church on page 192. People gather from far and near for this annual event. I have asked Miss Shirley Roberts of Beaver Dam, Wis. to sing "Open the gates of the Temple" at the conclusion of this paper in honor of her great grandfather Rev. John E. Williams, who opened the gates of Peniel Church on March 14, 1857. The Welsh past. Address by Rev. Howell D. Davies, D. D. e shall deal with the past of Wales and of the Oshkosh, Wis., Welsh settlement. A. of Wales it was one of Tenacity of nationality. The persistence of "gallant Little Wales" (Jeannette Marks) is culture, religion and simple identity is amazing, considering the smallness of the country and the fewness of its people. 136 miles long, or 10 miles less than the distance form Fond du Lac to
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