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The Legacy of John Stewart and the Wyandot
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The Legacy of John Stewart and the Wyandot

The Legacy of John Stewart and the Wyandot By Alfred T. Day, III, General Secretary of the General Commission on Archives and History (GCAH) Say the name John Stewart and a person is likely to think of the former host of The Daily Show, the smart-alecky political satirist of cable TV fame. But did you...

Mason, Mary W. (1791-1868)
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Mason, Mary W. (1791-1868)

Founding Director of New York Female Missionary Society Mary Mason was among the leadership of such New York charitable organizations as the Female Assistance Society, the Asylum for Lying In-Women, and the Female Benevolent Society. She was a founder of the Sunday school movement in New York City, taught at the Five Points Mission, and...

Wyandotte Mission
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Wyandotte Mission

Heritage Landmark for early mission to Native Americans The Wyandotte Indians moved into Ohio in the mid-eighteenth century from Canada and Michigan. They settled on the Sandusky Plains. Their encounter with Methodism came in 1816, in the person of John Stewart. Stewart (1786-1823) was a mulatto, of African and probably East Indian descent. He was...