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This Date in History: June 3, 1957

The year was 1957, the day was June 3. The New York City Crusade Committee met and voted to officially extend the monumental Crusade to July 20, where a closing ceremony would be held at Yankee Stadium.
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1957 New York Crusade

These are items which are not displayed in our permanent exhibit but are offered here for online viewing. On May 15, 1957, the New York Crusade meetings began in Madison Square Garden and continued for an unprecedented 16 weeks. During those 16 weeks, 2,397,400 persons attended the meetings and 61,148 made decisions for Christ. But, …
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The Billy Graham Library is Turning 5!

Tuesday, June 5, marks the fifth anniversary of the official public opening of the Library and its ministry in Charlotte, NC.
To mark the occasion on Tuesday, starting at 10 a.m., visitors to the Library can help us celebrate with a complimentary piece of cake and a special commemorative gift, while supplies last.
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Excerpt from “I Saw Your Sons at War”

On Memorial Day, as we honor those who have paid the ultimate price for our freedom, we wanted to share these excerpts from Billy Graham’s “I Saw Your Sons at War,” his diary of his visit to Korea in 1953 during the height of the Korean War.
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5 Reasons to Visit the Library This Summer

With school soon ending and Memorial Day coming up on Monday, we are nearing the official start of summer! As you make your plans for places to go and things to do, here are five reasons to include the Library in your schedule.
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Crusade City Spotlight: Charlotte, NC

In this new feature on the blog, we’ll take a city where multiple Billy Graham Crusades were held, and we’ll tell you a little more about those events. We may as well start with Billy Graham’s hometown and the home of The Billy Graham Library – Charlotte, N.C.
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In His Own Words: 5 Things Billy Graham Said About…His Own Legacy

We are searching through the archives and files to bring you “In His Own Words: 5 Things Billy Graham said about…” Each month, we’ll explore a different topic. Today, we are looking at 5 things Billy Graham has said about his own legacy.
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Ministry in Action

Our current exhibit, “The Power of Christ in the Home,” is more than an opportunity to see some rarely seen items. It’s also an opportunity to experience ministry in action.
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Classic Words from Billy Graham for Mother’s Day

As we look to honor mothers this weekend, we wanted to share some classic thoughts from Billy Graham, taken from his autobiography Just As I Am.
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A Mother’s Influence

Only God Himself fully appreciates the influence of a Christian mother in the molding of character in her children. Most of the noble characters and fine leaders of history have had good, God-fearing mothers. The influence of a mother upon the lives of her children cannot be measured.
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