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Shiloh Sacred Harp Singing

Shiloh Museum, Springdale, Arkansas

October 28, 2001

The third annual session was held at Shiloh Museum in Springdale, Arkansas. Syd Caldwell called the class to order leading songs on pages 59 and 63. Bill Caldwell offered the opening prayer. Dan Brittain led songs on 32 (t? b?) and 30b.

A business session was held with the following officers elected or appointed to serve: Chairman—Syd Caldwell; Vice Chairman—Mike Veech; Secretary—Alice Moran; Chaplain—Bill Caldwell.

Leaders: Cheryl Foreman 74b, 209; Peggy Veech 87, 40; Mike Veech 497, 565; Louis Graney 145b, 310; Bill Caldwell 84, 503.


Mike Veech brought the class to order leading songs on pages 146 and 277. Leaders: Jim Williams and Syd Caldwell 86, 178; Penny Kujawinski 82b, 83t; Lou Kujawinski 515b, 569b; Syd Caldwell 460, 368; Peggy Veech 461, 335; Cheryl Foreman 300, 430; Dan Brittain 458, 322; Louis Ramey 231.


Syd Caldwell brought the class to order leading song on page 33t.

Peggy Veech conducted the memorial lesson and led song on page 285t for all the deceased with special emphasis on the victims of September 11th. Other deceased remembered were: Tommye Mauldin, Eula Johnson, Woodie Walker, and Eloise Watkins—Alabama; Vedie Touchstone and Mary Lou Cagle—Georgia; Jerilyn Schumacher—Illinois; Linda Smart—New York; Nobie Smith, Mildred Edmonds, and Alcie Craig—Texas. Cheryl Foreman read the names of those who are sick and shut-in and led “Scott,” which was composed by Dan Brittain, in their honor. Those remembered were: Freeman Wootten and Mary Gardner—Alabama; Donnie McGraw, I.V. McWhorter, Vivian Rogers, Nancy Allen, and Myrtle Smith—Georgia; Myrl Jones—Texas; Virginia Evans—Illinois; Jason Brittain and Andrea Brittain. Bill Caldwell concluded the memorial with prayer, and offered the blessing for the noon meal.


Dan Brittain brought the afternoon session to order leading songs on pages 201 and 278b. Leaders: Syd Caldwell 171, 434; Bill Caldwell 344, 28b; Peggy Veech 442; Penny Kujawinski 99, 313 (t? b?); Mike Veech 268, 222, 358; Cheryl Foreman 475, 480; Lou Kujawinski 523, 312 (t? b?), 163b; Alice Moran and Syd Caldwell 441; Syd Caldwell 516, 472; Shannon Seyler 455, 85.


Dan Brittain brought the class to order leading songs on pages 71 and 75. Leaders: Syd Caldwell 284, 142, 224, 189, 182; Dan Brittain “Steel”, “Scott”, 435, 338; Cheryl Foreman 347, 279.

Syd Caldwell led song on page 79, and then led song on page 347 as the closing song. Bill Caldwell dismissed the class with prayer.

Chairman—Syd Caldwell; Vice Chairman—Mike Veech; Secretary—Alice Moran.