commemoration: Superior Montana - Location of the First Gideon Bible Placed in a Hotel in 1908 - Commemoration Ceremony Set - 09/30/08 02:54 PM
The town of Superior is planning a celebration to commemorate the placement of the first Gideon Bible in a hotel room which took place in 1908 in the Superior Hotel. The celebration is scheduled for Saturday, October 4th at the original site of the Superior Hotel at 5:00 p.m. A short ceremony will be given by the President of the Gideons International.
According to the Mineral County Historical Society, At the Gideon Convention of 1908 it was proposed, "that the Gideons direct their energies toward furnishing a Bible for every guest room of hotels in the country."
Archie Bailey, a Gideon, … (0 comments)