Hymn Story: Haven of Rest

The Haven of Rest was written by H. L. Gilmour. Gilmour was born in Londonderry, Ireland in 1836 and emigrated to America as a teenager. He married Letitia Pauline Howard in 1858. After serving in the American Civil War and spending several months at Libby Prison in Richmond, Virginia he went on to become a dentist. He helped found the […]

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