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Thursday, October 28, 2010

Midway Living History Day is Saturday

The third annual Midway Living History Day will be held from noon to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 30. Steele Davis, 93, will receive this year's Living History Award at Midway Presbyterian Church at 1:30. Antiques and memorabilia of the city's history will be on display at City Hall. The event is sponsored by Midway Renaissance.

Some churches will be open for self-guided tours; tour maps are available at City Hall. The historic Second Christian Church will hold a reception to celebrate the historic marker and Bluegrass Trust for Histotic Preservation plaque received by St. Matthew AME Church, Pilgrim Baptist Church, and Second Christian.

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Marcie said...

The Sanctuary Tour is an opportunity to visit all of Midway's Historic Churches and learn about their history. Included on the tour is the structure built for the original Pilgrim Baptist Church, which later became the Midway school for African-Americans and is now the residence of Molly Bradley. A Bluegrass Trust plaque has recently been installed there, as well.