2018

Front Cover:  The Cranberry School House as it appears in 2018 – the site of a powerful revival led by

Rev. Henry Alonzo Dietterich in December 1866.  See page 64.

 

THE CHRONICLE is published by the Historical Society of the Susquehanna Conference

of the United Methodist Church, 303 Mulberry Drive, Mechanicsburg PA  17050-3179.


 

THE CHRONICLE

 

Journal of the Historical Society

of the

Susquehanna Conference

of the

United Methodist Church

 

Milton W. Loyer

editor

 

Volume XXIX                                                                                        spring 2018

 

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

Henry Dietterich’s “A Wonder of Grace”

Chapter 1: Early Life………………………………………………………………5

Chapter 2: Marriage………………………………………………………………..7

Chapter 3: 1858-59 Columbia…………………………………….……...………17

Chapter 4: 1859-60 Luzerne……………………………………………….……..22

Chapter 5: 1860-61 Luzerne………………………………………………………31

Chapter 6: 1861-62 Montour………………………………………..……………36

Chapter 7: 1862-63 Buffalo……………………………………………………….43

Chapter 8: 1863-64 Buffalo…………………………………………….…………..48

Chapter 9: 1864-66 Wyoming……………………………….……………………54

Chapter 10: 1866-67 Gettysburg………………………………….………………60

Chapter 11: 1867-68 farming………………………………………….…………68

Chapter 12: 1868-69 Big Spring…………………………………….….………..79

Chapter 13: 1869-70 Big Spring………………………………………………….86

Chapter 14: 1870-71 Conewago………………………………………………….92

Chapter 15: 1871-72 Conewago………………………………………………….99

Chapter 16: 1872-73 Cumberland……………………………………………….104

Chapter 17: 1873-74 Perry……………………………………….………….…..111

Chapter 18: 1874-75 Perry………………………………………………………114

Chapter 19: 1875-76 Perry…………………………………………..…….…….120

Chapter 20: 1876-77 Jersey Shore………………………………..……………..124

Chapter 21: 1877 honorable dismissal………………………………………….127

Appendix A: Columbia circuit appointments for 1858…………………………130

Appendix B: Luzerne circuit appointments for 1859…………………………….133