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FRONT COVER: Camp Meeting of the Methodists in North America by J. Milbert, 1819. 

                                             This engraving is in the public domain.

BACK COVER: The Mill Run School House in Amberson Valley, the “brick school house” in which

                                             Mattie McNeal taught 1868-1869.  Refer to the letters beginning on page 41.

                                             This picture and the ones on pages 52 and 74 were provided by Edsel B. Burdge, Jr.

 

THE CHRONICLE is published by the Historical Society of the Central Pennsylvania Conference of the United Methodist Church, PO Box 2053, Mechanicsburg, PA  17055-2053.

 

THE CHRONICLE

 

Journal of the Historical Society

of the

Central Pennsylvania Conference

of the

United Methodist Church

 

Milton W. Loyer

editor

                                                                                                                                   .

Volume XX                                                                                             spring 2009

                                                                                                                                   .

 

Editor's Preface .....................................................................................…...........2  

 

Methodist Revivalism and Mainstream American Protestantism…………...…… 3

           

            The Reformed Church and Methodist Revivalism…………………………..7

 

            The Lutheran Church and Methodist Revivalism ……………….….……..16

 

            The Presbyterian Church and Methodist Revivalism …………………….24

 

Letters from Amberson Valley……………………………………..……..…...29

 

            Early Letters #12 & #67………………………………………………..………35

 

            1868 Letters #105-118……………………………………………..….……….41

 

            1869 Letters #121-131…………………………………..…………….……….82

           

             Epilogue………………………………………………...………………..……..112

 




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