Nov 9 - Oberlin Connections Through Hymns and Historical Marker Dedication

November 9 (Sunday, 3-4:30 p.m.) Oberlin Connections through Hymns and Dedication of Ohio Historical Marker for Antoinette Brown Blackwell and First Church Join community members, visitors, religious leaders, and dignitaries for a stirring hour-long "sing" of historic hymns, followed by the dedication of the newest Ohio Historical Marker in Oberlin, recognizing First Church, United Church of Christ, built in the 1840s, and Antoinette Brown Blackwell (1825-1921), an Oberlin College graduate who became the first woman ordained as a minister in the nation (1853). Co-sponsored by the Oberlin Heritage Center and First Church in Oberlin, U.C.C. Location: First Church.


Press Release: Hymn Sing and Ohio Historical Marker Dedication