Question: Who originally sang Church in the Wildwood?

Who first sang Church in the Wildwood?

During the winter of 1863-64, Pitts taught a singing class at Bradford Academy. He had his class sing the song at the dedication of the new church in 1864. This was the first time the song was sung by anyone apart from Pitts himself.

Who wrote the song Little Brown Church in the Wildwood?

William S. Pitts, a Wisconsin music teacher taking a stagecoach through the area to meet his fiancee in Fredericksburg in the 1850s, passed by the wooded glen along the Cedar River where the church now sits and was inspired to write the song “The Church in the Wildwood.”

When was Church in the Wildwood written?

Church in the Wildwood isn’t a recently written song. It was actually composed in 1857 by a young music teacher named William S Pitts as a result of a June visit to Bradford, Iowa.

Where is The Church in the Wildwood located?

“The Little Brown Church” is a historic church located at 2730 Cheyenne Avenue in Nashua, Iowa that was made famous by a song, The Church in the Wildwood. The structure was completed in 1864.

When was Church in the Wildwood filmed?

‎Church in the Wildwood (2005) directed by Luke Renner • Film + cast • Letterboxd.

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When was Little Brown church in the Vale written?

William Pitts wrote the song, “The Little Brown Church in the Vale” in 1857. According to the history of the Little Brown Church along Highway 346 near Nashua, Iowa, the song was written after William Pitts had visions of a little church in the country.

Where is the Little Brown Church in the Vale?

Nashua, Iowa: Little Brown Church in the Vale.