In the Happy Long Ago

In that old log cabin home, in the happy long ago

Author: James Rowe
Tune: [In that old log-cabin home, in the happy long ago]
Published in 3 hymnals

Author: James Rowe

Pseudonym: James S. Apple. James Rowe was born in England in 1865. He served four years in the Government Survey Office, Dublin Ireland as a young man. He came to America in 1890 where he worked for ten years for the New York Central & Hudson R.R. Co., then served for twelve years as superintendent of the Mohawk and Hudson River Humane Society. He began writing songs and hymns about 1896 and was a prolific writer of gospel verse with more than 9,000 published hymns, poems, recitations, and other works. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: In that old log cabin home, in the happy long ago
Title: In the Happy Long Ago
Author: James Rowe
Refrain First Line: It was there that the Savior came to me



Instances (1 - 3 of 3)

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Songs of the Cross #16

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