Life in the Mission
As foreigners in a foreign land, the company that the missionaries kept, outside of their evangelical work, was largely other missionaries. On this page, you can learn more about the schedules the missionaries kept throughout the Noyes' time in China. You can also get a glimpse at their social lives - what did a social gathering of missionaries in the 19th century consist of? Finally, you can learn more about the struggles that these missionaries faced, including homesickness, natural disasters, and political strife.