This Is a Fence

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This is a fence around the yard,
And this is the house for mother;
This is the church for all of us,
And this is a cradle for brother.

Source: Children's Hymnal #A-3

Author: Carrie B. Adams

Adams, Carrie Belle (Wilson). (Oxford, Ohio, July 28, 1859-1940). Father, David Wilson, song writer, teacher of music. Married, 1880 to Allyn G. Adams, moved to Terre Haute, Indiana. Director and organist, First Congregational Church; Central Christian Church. Teacher (1887-1895), Indiana State Normal School. Wrote many anthems and cantatas, secular and religious, many published by Lorenz. --Keith C. Clark, DNAH Archives… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: This is a fence around the yard
Title: This Is a Fence
Author: Carrie B. Adams
Language: English

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Children's Hymnal #A-3

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Songs for Children #36

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