CITY OF ASHEVILLE
WHEREAS, the Christian Heritage of our nation is recognized in the accomplishments of such renowned individuals as Christopher Columbus, William Bradford, George Washington, John Hancock, Abigail Adams, Noah Webster, Abraham Lincoln and Woodrow Wilson; and
WHEREAS, it is important that our children learn the complete history of our nation, including the historical Christian Heritage, from the establishment of our nation to the present date; and
WHEREAS, the citizens of our city, state and nation may be fully educated about the Christian Heritage of our nation through the voluntary exercise of their constitutional right to the freedom of educational choice; and
WHEREAS, the Christian faith has been historically documented as a foundation influence on the inception, formation, structure and culture of our nation.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Russell M. Martin, Mayor of the City of Asheville, do hereby proclaim the week of November 19-26, 1995, as
“CHRISTIAN HERITAGE WEEK”
in the city of Asheville and commend this observance to all our citizens.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Seal of the City of Asheville, North Carolina, to be affixed, this 14thday of November, 1995.
Russell M. Martin