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JunaluskaSoldiers.JPG
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…

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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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In 1917 Rev. Joseph and Kathania Tschetter began holding Mennonite services in the Junaluska community’s school house. A congregation of eight original members was established, and by 1918 the Boone Brethren Mennonite Church was founded where it…

Rev. Ronda Horton.jpg
Horton attended school at the Salem Mennonite Mission Church and Orphanage even though he was not an orphan. The influence of the Mennonite missionaries had a great influence on him as a child, and in 1935, he became the minister of the Boone…

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This map shows the progression of home ownership in the neighborhood (Junaluska and the larger surrounding area), with some of these parcels actually pre-dating the community's name, "Junaluska." According to Sandra Hagler, a longtime resident and…
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