O Fairest Land

There is a land beyond the reach of sorrow

Author: Flora Kirkland
Tune: [There is a land beyond the reach of sorrow]
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: Flora Kirkland

Flora Kirkland was born in 1862 in Kentucky, before moving to Brooklyn, New York. After graduating from school she became a public school teacher for the seventh grade. She was a member of Tompkins Avenue Congregational Church for which she wrote a number of hymns. She was very active in the Wallabout Bay Mission in that neighborhood of Brooklyn. Most of Wallabout Bay would be filled in to make way for the Brooklyn Navy Yard. She died 17 January 1911. Brooklyn Standard Union, 16 January 1911 Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: There is a land beyond the reach of sorrow
Title: O Fairest Land
Author: Flora Kirkland
Language: English
Refrain First Line: O fairest land! beyond the reach of sorrow
Copyright: Public Domain



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Ocean Grove Songs #50

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Sermons in Song No. 3 #50

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