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Anna Jarvis, a Grafton native, created and successfully lobbied for Mother's Day as a National Holiday. The church she attended became the formal shrine of the holiday and gives tribute to all mothers. You can be one of relatively few people to say you visited...More
Great place to learn about the mothers day shrine, very interesting story. Beautiful church with rich history. Amazing game restaurant across the street called Capri Pizza parlor. They have great steak and cheese hoagies.
friendly employee- nice, clean place to visit- a beautiful setting for a wedding (mine & 33 years later- my daughter's)
perfect meeting room downstairs-
lots of seats to hold a large group of people upstairs
The Good Book says "Honor Thy Father and Mother" and this church is a heavy example of this statement. We entered the church on a Saturday morning around 10 am and had a personal tour - just the two of us and the guide. There...More
The Methodist Church building is only open seasonally for limited hours, but there is no fee to view the grounds with the Mothers Day statue, and the plaque on the church door and other signage explaining the history of vthe holiday. I found it interesting...More
This is where Mothers Day was first celebrated in 1908 and in 1914 Mother's Day became a recognized holiday in the United States.By 1920s. the holiday was adopted by other countries and it is now celebrated all over the world. I enjoyed looking around the...More