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  • Poems

Mother To Son

Mother To Son Mother To Son poem was Published in 1922. It was one of Langston first published poems. By Langston Hughes Well, son, I’ll tell you: Life for me ain’t been no crystal stair. It’s had tacks in it, And splinters, And boards torn up, And places with no carpet on …

Still I Rise

Still I Rise By Maya Angelou You may write me down in history With your bitter, twisted lies, You may trod me in the very dirt But still, like dust, I’ll rise.   Does my sassiness upset you? Why are you beset with gloom? ’Cause I walk like I’ve got …

Historical Record

Macedonia MissionaryBaptist Church Museum Committee, a 501(C)() of South Point, Ohio was established to provide a historical record of the tole of the Burlington community in the lives of freed slaves in Lawrence and Gallia counties in Ohio. Wikipedia The description which follows appears in Wikipedia: The Macedonia Baptist Church is …


Pews Donation Greeting to all Partons; We are dedicating pews in honor of those who wish to be a dedicatee. We cherish all contributions. We will identify your contribution of $500 or more with a nameplate in your honor attached to the pew of your choice. The historic marker on …

Runaway Slaves

Runaway Slaves   This is an open letter that was written by Calvin Vinson. Mr. Vinson talks about the runaway slaves and the history of the Underground Railroad. June 21, 2017   Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church PO BOX 50 South Point, Ohio   Greeting Friends, Relatives, and Associates;   Please …

Safe House

Letter To The Owner Of The Safe House Dear Land Owner, I am Calvin L. Vinson, a native of Lawrence County Ohio and a graduate of South Point High School. A group of Lawrence County natives and Maurice Cooley, a Marshall VP, Robert Pleasant, Coordinator of Diversity and Inclusion at …