Wednesday, October 15, 2008

SCV In Memorial Service

SCV participates in memorial service
by Agnes Hagin

Euharlee Valley Historical Society (EVHA) on Saturday presented a Veterans Memorial Service a at the historic Van Wert Church, Rockmart. It was the first of what is to become an annual service.

The Sons of Confederate Veterans from the Camps of Northwest Georgia, dressed in period uniform, conducted the service. Musical entertainment wasgiven by Ms. Lisa Skinner.

There were also be quotes and sayings from well-known Evangelist Sam P. Jones, who once served as pastor of the old church, re-enacted by Rob Arnold.

Those attending also had an opportunity to take a self-guided tour of the cemetery and to view a collection of local antique quilts inside the church.