History of New Rockford: Nov. 16, 2020
November 16, 2020
At 11 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 23, 1903, Rev. Dr. Swenson, president of Bethany College, preached in Swedish at the Greenfield Church, rural Sheyenne, followed by a dinner at the schoolhouse; at 3 p.m. Swenson made the same address in English, and on the evening of Aug. 24, he spoke in English in Sheyenne. That afternoon Leon Galehouse, Carrington druggist, and Miss Lucia Nelson came up to visit.