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(Colégio Izabela Hendrix)

Martha Hite Watts

Bardstown, KY 1845 - Louisville, KY, 1910
American methodist missionary and educator in Brazil, founded three educational institutions in Brazil
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Description

Bronze bust in the hall of the Colégio Izabela Hendrix. This methodist college is founded by Martha Hite Watts (1845-1909) in 1904 and probaly named after Isabel Jane Murray (1820-1909), wife of Adam Hendrix, and parents of the methodist bishop Eugene Russell Hendrix (1847-1827).

Next to the bust on the wall is the quotation:

'Tudo o que fiz foi para a honra e glória de Deus' - Miss Martha Hyte Watts, Fundadora do Izabela Hendrix
transl. 'All what I did was to the honor and glory of God'.

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Location (S 19°55'57" - W 43°56'22")

Item Code: brmg050; Photograph: 10 July 2017
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