November 10, 1908 – Gideons International

In Boscobel, Wisconsin in 1898, two travelling salesmen named Samuel Hill and John Nicholson met and began planning what would today be Gideons International.  In what started when Hill and Nicholson ended up sharing their hotel room has grown into an international organization.  On November 10, 1908, they placed their first Bible in the Superior Hotel in Iron Mountains, Montana. 

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