by / on March 23, 2011 at 2:45 am / in The Protestant Missions

The great October, 1891, earthquake in Gifu and Ogaki-Mino-Owari earthquake!

In October, 1891, a terrible earthquake that had its center near the cities of Gifu and Ogaki, resulted in the loss of eight thousand lives, the wounding of fifteen thousand persons, and the complete or partial destruction of more than one hundred thousand houses. The missionaries living in Gifu and Nagoya at once exerted themselves to help the suffering. As […]

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