Historical Exhibit: First 120 years in Greater Houston Region


The Salvation Army Greater Houston Area Command in partnership with the Houston Metropolitan Research Center and the Harbor Light International Gallery will debut a special Historical Exhibit commemorating its first 12 decades of service to the Greater Houston region at the Houston Public Library’s Julia Ideson Building, starting May 14th.

This FREE exhibit will showcase rare original artifacts from the Harbor Light Gallery and the Research Center through June 20, 2009, and will feature the John Milsaps collection, regarded the largest historical collection of The Salvation Army in the United States. In 1889, a single female officer by the name of Captain French inaugurated The Salvation Army here in Houston.

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