Category Archives: reconstruction

Happy New Year! From Jefferson, Texas

Hopefully everyone had an enjoyable, festive Christmas Holiday. Jefferson, Texas not only celebrates Christmas in a big way, but also Mardi Gras, The 4th of July and New Year’s Eve. On New Year’s Eve Weekend, in Jefferson you can ride … Continue reading

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The Restoration of Union Missionary Baptist Church

  In 1883 a sanctuary was reborn from the ashes of Reconstruction. The sanctuary, Union Missionary Baptist Church, had fallen into disrepair and resources were needed to restore and preserve the structure. On October 29th, 2011 a Restoration Celebration and … Continue reading

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