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The Tragedy of Paotingfu

The Tragedy of Paotingfu Author: Isaac C. Ketler
Reprint. This publication chronicles the story of Presbyterian Missionaries Frank Simcox and his wife, May Gilson Simcox and their eventual martyrdom on June 30, 1900, during the Boxer Rebellion in Paotingfu, China (now known as Baoding) This paperback large print edition was originally published in 1902, was written by Isaac C. Ketler, founder of Grove City College, Grove City, Pennsylvania and uncle of May Gilson Simcox. It includes biographical sketches of other missionaries martyred at Paotingfu. As this story is an important part of the histories of Grove City College in Mercer County, PA, Center Presbyterian Church, the town of Bullion in Venango County, PA, it has been republished. Grove City College is celebrating its 125th anniversary in 2001. 48 photographs.

2000, 8.5" X 11", Softbound, 408 pages

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