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Junaluksa Heritage Banner
An image containing a collage of photographs related to the Junaluska community.

Junaluska Community Map_Keefe (1).pdf
Numbered parcels indicate land owned by black members of the community, as identified by Virgil Greer in 1998.

The Mennonite faith stresses the value of non-violence and for that reason, some members of the church did not serve during World War II; however, there were still men in Junaluska (and a few from the church) that entered the military. Some of these…

02-19-2011 07;25;59PM.jpg
The 1980s saw the formation of the Mennonite Church’s first choir, The Gospel Gems. They were a popular musical quartet that temporarily dissolved in the latter half of the decade, later reforming in 1993. Their music, inspired by slave hymnals,…

Junaluska Jubilee-2068.jpg
This image shows many members of the Junaluska Heritage Association posing outside of the Boone Mennonite Brethren Church for a photograph during the 2015 Jubilee. Jubilees celebrate the Junaluska community and its historic leaders through…
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