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Hanover College students tour HEC

We were happy to host Hanover College students from Dr. Lake Lambert’s class on the theology and life of Martin Luther King, Jr. that was offered this spring. The class included a crash course on African American history.During their visit, the students enjoyed a tour of the college building,...
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Founder Thomas Craven

Eleutherian College likely would not have existed if not for the perseverance of a Baptist minister from Oxford, Ohio.Elder Thomas Craven, born 19 March 1792 in Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, to the Rev. Thomas Lindsey Craven and the former Eleanor Adams, was described as an adult of average height –– probably...
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Fall Gathering — October 21, 2023

On October 21, the Historic Eleutherian College's hosted Saxton's Cornet Band, an authentic mid-1800s brass band at its Fall Gathering. Along with the music, community members also enjoyed tours of College's grounds. ..
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Storms damage trees, but not buildings

UPDATE! We received numerous donations (one single donation was for $2,000!) to cover the costs of cleaning up the properties after the June thunderstorms! The HEC Board of Directors wishes to thank everyone who helped out; we are humbled by and extremely grateful for the support we receive...
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McLaughlin to Speak at Madison (Ind) Public Library

As part of its 2023 celebration of Juneteenth, Madison-Jefferson County Public Library in Madison, Indiana, will host a presentation about a formerly enslaved black family from Mississippi that moved to Jefferson County in the early 1850s. Phyllis Codling McLaughlin will present "Robert Jefferson: A Case of Black and...
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