Belcher Foundation

Belcher, Kentucky 41513, United States of America

Bel - cher means "Good Cheer"!



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Welcome to the website of the Belcher Foundation, a research organization focusing on topics including history, education, law, and public policy.  The Belcher Foundation is named for Governor Jonathan Belcher (1682-1757), a dedicated Christian leader who was the colonial governor of Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and New Jersey, and the founder of Princeton University at Princeton, New Jersey.  The name Belcher is composed of the English/French words "bel" and "cher", which means "good cheer."

The mission of the Belcher Foundation is to research and educate, to publish the results of this research in a variety of formats, and in general, to promote the Christian worldview espoused by leaders such as Governor Jonathan Belcher.  Belcher Foundation also engages in other events and activities to support and promote the work of the Foundation.

For more information on publications of the Belcher Foundation, please view our Publications pages.  To view a variety of resources in the areas of history, education, law, and public policy, view our archives and articles pages including our Christian Law Library, Christian History Library, Historical Biographies pages, Policy Analysis, Good Cheer Chronicles, as well as our online newsletter -- the Belcher Bulletin.

Thank you for visiting our website.  Please be of "good cheer"!  (John 16:33 KJV).


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