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The Billy Graham Library

2007

In 2007, the Billy Graham Library was opened in Charlotte, North Carolina, a museum and library documenting Graham’s life and ministry. The property of 40,000 square feet, located on the grounds of the international headquarters of BGEA, includes the home of Graham’s mother, Morrow Coffey Graham, a library building in the style of a dairy barn with galleries showcasing various aspects of Graham’s ministry, and a Prayer Garden where now the Grahams, their friends the Barrows, and Graham’s featured soloist George Beverley Shea are buried.

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Billy Graham

William Franklin Graham was an American evangelist, a prominent evangelical Christian figure, and an ordained Southern Baptist minister who became well-known internationally in the late 1940s. One of his biographers has placed him “among the most influential Christian leaders” of the 20th century. As a preacher, he held large indoor and outdoor rallies with…

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