After the baby was well, Mary went back to the mission station in the valley.
A mission station was established on the island in 1843, but it too is long gone.
The mission station had been taken over by the Australian military and was being used as a hospital.
With help from the local community, the mission station established a secondary school during the 1970s.
Phillips arrived at the mission station on March 9, 1906.
The first Anglican mission station would not begin until 1911.
Formal education would also provide skilled workers for the mission station.
The mission station itself moved to Domasi at the end of the 19th century.
Within a year of having established the mission station, the population had grown to 420 persons.
In 1898 a mission station was built in the town.