Children, Saint Paul's Mission

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Title

Children, Saint Paul's Mission

Description

Monacan Indians at Saint Paul's Mission near Bear Mountain in Amherst County pose for this photograph taken by the Episcopal minister John Haraughty sometime in the 1950s.

The log cabin, serving as a church, had existed on the Bear Mountain site since about 1868. In 1908, the Episcopal minister Arthur P. Gray Jr. established Saint Paul's Mission and, by adding classrooms to the cabin. The Bear Mountain Indian Mission School enrolled students through the seventh grade until public school desegregation in 1964.

Creator

John Haraughty

Source

Saint Paul's Episcopal Church, Amherst County

Date

ca. 1950s

Rights

Courtesy of the Monacan Indian Nation

Coverage

twentieth century
Amherst
Bear Mountain

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Original Format

Photo collage

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Lynchburg1_edit.jpg

Citation

John Haraughty, “Children, Saint Paul's Mission,” Virginia Indian Archive, accessed July 6, 2022, https://www.virginiaindianarchive.org/items/show/127.

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