Monday, June 22, 2015

Reverend Lemuel Haynes in the Pulpit

Anonymous works
Circa 1800 - 1820, Paper mâché tray
Lemuel Haynes (1753 - 1833) fought in the Revolutionary War and was ordained in 1785. He became America’s first black minister of a white congregation at the West Parish of Rutland, Vermont, where he remained for thirty years.