From the Mountains to a Mansion

TitleFrom the Mountains to a Mansion
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication2004
AuthorsKnowles, Carolyne Ivey, and Gwen Ivey Sapp
MagazineSmoky Mountain Historical Society Journal and Newsletter
Issue Number3
Pages18-21, 12
Date Publishedfall
SubjectsChurches, Mountain people, Religion

Recounts the life and mission of Rev. John Henry Wright, born in 1871. He was a Sunday School Missionary, traveling through the mountains to teach, convert, set up Sunday Schools, and provide Bibles and other books until health forced his retirement in 1935. Includes photographs of Wright and his wife Rose. See also his church photographs under "Images from a Life of Service."


Full text is available to members of the Smoky Mountain Historical Society.