Tag: Benjamin Purnell

  • The House of David

    The House of David


    The Israelite House of David is a Christian communal community founded in 1903 by Benjamin and Mary Purnell in Benton Harbor, Michigan. In its heyday it was an economic powerhouse with a famous barnstorming baseball team, an amusement park, and numerous commercial businesses.

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Past Article

Ray Hahn


[elementor-template id=”3378″] America’s Sketch Artists Part 1 of 6 Henry T. MacNeill Henry T. MacNeill at work, circa 1960 Henry T. MacNeill retired from his career as an architect in 1955.  He and his wife Amiee lived in Whitford, Pennsylvania, and both were active members of the Chester County Historical Society. Henry loved to draw […]

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