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Red River Meeting House
A Discussion of Religion
June 20- 21, 2009
Photos by Jim & Kathy Cummings
Parson John welcomes visitors and introduces speakers.
Gerry Barker spoke on “Early Court Days.” He examined early laws, types of punishment and how the coming together for court - evolved into occasions for barter, trade and later religious discussions and revivals.
Larry Burns spoke on Frontier foods for such occasions. Which foods were portable aneough to carry to a large gathering.
Jeff Talley spoke about Baptists in Kentucky in the 18th century and early 19th century.
Frank Jarboe updated the schedule and made sure the crowd accessed the available water since it was a 95 degree afternoon.
Additional speakers were Rob Shearer - Overview of the 17th Century and its affect on the 18th c. Dreama Ruley - New Documentation on the Red River Meeting House. Dale McCubbins - Hymns on the frontier. Steven Caudill - Speaking Saturday 7:00 pm.