In this issue of the Holland City News, a report was made about the death of Mrs. Alida Prins. She "was married by Dr. A. C. Van Raalte in the old log church..." after she arrived in the Holland Colony in 1852.
Mrs. Anna Broadmore Walter, of Kissimmee, Florida, Visited the Office of the Holland City News and Told the Editor of the Time That Rev. Albertus C. Van Raalte Cut a Large Cake with a Sword to Celebrate the End of the Civil War in 1865
Mrs. Anna Broadmore Walter, of Kissimmee, Florida, visited the office of the Holland City News and told the editor of the time that Rev. Albertus C. Van Raalte cut a large cake with a sword to celebrate the end of the Civil War in 1865. The cake of many layers was five feet tall. The celebration took place in what is currently Centennial Park. Mrs. Walter grew up in Holland and was a small girl when this event took place.
In a Biography of Rev. Lammert J. Hulst, Entitled, "Sixty Three Years as Preacher," an Excerpt from the Book on Page 12 Makes a Reference to Rev. Albertus C. Van Raalte and the Abuse He Took from Two Soldiers and the Mayor of Ommen at the Time Van Raalte Was Preaching in a Barn Near Ommen
Lammert J. Hulst and William Buursma
In a biography of Rev. Lammert J. Hulst, entitled Sixty Three Years as Preacher, published by Eerdmans Sevensma, during this year, an excerpt from the book on page 12 makes a reference to Rev. Albertus C. Van Raalte and the abuse he took from two soldiers and the mayor of Ommen at the time Van Raalte was preaching in a barn near Ommen. Implied in this report was that Hulst was present at the occasion.
In an Article Written by Henry Hidding Dated 12 March 1912 About the "Ninth Street Church" or the Pillar Church and Published in the Holland City News on the 14th of March
In an article written by Henry Hidding dated 12 March 1912 about the "Ninth Street Church" or the Pillar Church and published in the Holland City News on the 14th of March, the author related the meeting in the church during the Civil War in which Dr. Albertus C. Van Raalte participated in the recruitment of soldiers for Company 1 of the 25th Michigan Infantry. Van Raalte had opened the meeting which was lengthy and gave an address. Hidding had been at this lengthy meeting and related his memories of the event.
An Article, Entitled, "Albertus Christiaan Van Raalte," by the Rev. E. Winter, Appeared in De Grondwet, p. 11.
An article, entitled, "Albertus Christiaan Van Raalte," by the Rev. E. Winter, appeared in De Grondwet, p. 11. The article is written in English even though this paper is published in Dutch primarily.
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