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Sacred Harp gospel group welcomes all to sing


Jess Field / Petersburg Pilot

The Sacred Harp singers visited the Sons of Norway Hall on Monday, May 16, and filled the building with gospel music.

One of the red doors at Sons of Norway Hall was cracked open on Monday morning to make sure anyone wanting to see and hear the singing group known as Sacred Harp could enter. The voices and spirit of the traveling A Cappella gospel group was noticeable from the boardwalk.

The event was open to the public, and a few locals even joined the group to sing. The group sings traditional four-part hymns and anthems while sitting in a square. Group members took turns leading songs, and the song leader stood in the middle of the square and encouraged members of the audience to join them.

The group i...

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