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December 15, 2017

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Over the past year, PHS staff members have been working...

December 6, 2017

The Presbyterian Historical Society recently welcomed Ben Chandler (Versailles, KY) and Michael Livingston (Trenton, NJ) to its Board of Directors’ class of 2021. With many years of experience serving the public interest through government and non-profit organizations, Chandler and Livingston bring a shared passion for history to their board leadership.

Pisgah Presbyterian Church, Versailles, KY, 1959...
November 29, 2017
The Presbyterian Historical Society is excited to welcome two new members to our staff.
 
Archives Technician Cecilia Figliuolo will primarily work digitizing records from the PHS collection, including the American Presbyterian/Reformed Historic Sites Registry. Cecilia graduated from Arcadia...
November 20, 2017

Quick trivia question: what language was the first Bible in the Western Hemisphere printed in? The answer is Algonquin—to be precise, the Natick dialect of Algonquin.

Today you can find a “Made in the U.S.A.” Bible in nearly every hotel room in America; most Gideon Bibles, for example, are printed in the Nashville area. But Bible publishing in the

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November 15, 2017
 
This is the second installment of a series on rural agricultural work in Lebanon. Read the first installment, Jibrail 1943-1958: An Answer to Communism
 
Word to evacuate came in the night by radio, in late May 1958. The Hannas—Ed, Arpiné, their six-year-old son Philip, and Arpiné’s parents, Levon and Josephine Yenovkian—hurriedly packed a jeep and a Ford and fled their two...
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