At the General Conference Session of 1866, Ellen White starled the audience with her testimony: She was shown that the Seventh-day Adventist Church should have its own health institution.

Loughborough who presided the conference drew up a subscription paper, and starting with J. P. Kellogg, many others followed with pledges for the institution.

Date start: 1865-12-25 00:00:00
Date end: 1865-12-25 00:00:00