Franklin County

 

These are the postcards related to United Methodism in Franklin County PA that are in the postcard collection at the archives of the Susquehanna Conference of the United Methodist Church.  The Susquehanna Conference covers 32 counties in central and northeast Pennsylvania.  The archives of the Susquehanna Conference are located at Lycoming College in Williamsport PA.

 

United Methodism includes the following denominations, abbreviated as shown.

     EA – Evangelical Association

     EUB – Evangelical United Brethren Church

     EV – Evangelical Church

     MC – Methodist Church

     ME – Methodist Episcopal Church

     MES – Methodist Episcopal Church, South

     MP – Methodist Protestant Church

     UB – United Brethren Church

     UE – United Evangelical Church

     UM – United Methodist Church

 

     1922:  The EA and UE denominations united to form the EV denomination.

     1939:  The ME and MES and MP denominations united to form the MC denomination.

     1946:  The UB and EV denominations united to form the EUB denomination.

     1968:  The EUB and MC denominations united to form the UM denomination.

 

In addition, United Methodism produced the following separate denominations, created by congregations that left one of the above denominations.  Relevant postcards from these denominations are included in the collection.

     EC – Evangelical Congregational Church, left the UE in 1922

     ECNA – Evangelical Church of North America [now the Evangelical Church], left the EUB in 1968

     UBOC – United Brethren Old Constitution Church, left the UB in 1889

     UC – United Christian Church, left the UB in 1869


 


 

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Camp Penn chapel

 

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Chambersburg town churches

 

            The United Brethren Church (now First UM Church) is at the upper left.

            The Methodist Episcopal Church (later St. Paul UM Church, now no longer standing) is at the upper right.

 

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Chambersburg First UB view #1

 

            This building is now First UM Church.

 

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Chambersburg First UB view #2

 

            This building is now First UM Church.

 

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Chambersburg First UB church and parsonage

 

            The building at the left is now part of First UM Church.

            The parsonage at the right is no longer standing.

 

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Chambersburg First UB flag day

 

            This congregation is now First UM Church.

 

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Chambersburg ME view #1

 

            This building, later St. Paul UM Church, is no longer standing.

            The congregation relocated.

            This is Laughlin postcard #888.

 

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Chambersburg ME view #2

 

            This building, later St. Paul UM Church, is no longer standing.

            The congregation relocated.

 

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Chambersburg ME view #3

 

            This building, later St. Paul UM Church, is no longer standing.

            The congregation relocated.

           

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Chambersburg St. Paul UM

 

            This building is no longer standing.

            The congregation relocated.

 

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Fayetteville UB

 

            This building is now Otterbein UM Church.

 

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Fetterhoff Chapel UB

 

            This building is now Fetterhoff Chapel UM Church.

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Fort Loudon ME

 

            This building is now Fort Loudon UM Church.

 

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Greencastle First UB view #1

 

            This building is now Greencastle UM Church.

 

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Greencastle First UB view #2

 

            This building is now Greencastle UM Church.

 

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Greencastle First UB interior

 

            This building is now Greencastle UM Church.

 

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Greencastle ME

 

            This building was sold and is now the Greencastle Church of the Brethren.

 

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Greencastle UBOC

 

            The building was erected and the congregation formed after the 1889 split.  Officially, it was never within United Methodism

            The congregation has relocated.

 

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Keefers ME [Horse Valley]

 

            This building is still standing, but it is no longer within United Methodism.

 

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Lemaster UBOC church and parsonage

 

            These buildings were erected and the congregation formed after the 1889 split.  Officially, they were never within United Methodism.

 

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Marion First UB

 

            This building is now First UM Church.

            This is an unnumbered Laughlin postcard.

 

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Mercersburg ME view #1

 

            This building is now part of the Mercersburg UM church complex.

            This is Laughlin postcard #385.

 

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Mercersburg ME view #2

 

            This building is now part of the Mercersburg UM church complex.

 

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Mercersburg ME view #3

 

            This building is now part of the Mercersburg UM church complex.

 

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Mont Alto UB

 

            This building, later Otterbein UM Church, is still standing but is no longer a UM church.

            This is Laughlin postcard #767.

 

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Mont Alto UB church and parsonage

 

            These buildings, later Otterbein UM Church and parsonage, are still standing but have been sold.

            This is believed to be Laughlin postcard #3.

 

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Monterey Hawley Memorial MP view #1

 

            This building is now Hawley Memorial United Presbyterian Church.

 

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Monterey Hawley Memorial MP view #2

 

            This building is now Hawley Memorial United Presbyterian Church.

 

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Mount Union UB

 

            This building is now Mount Union UM Church.

 

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Orrstown UB

 

            This building is no longer standing.

            This is Laughlin postcard #237.

 

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Otterbein UB view #1

 

            This building is no longer standing.  The congregation relocated across the orad.

            This is Laughlin postcard #685.

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Otterbein UB view #2

 

            This building is no longer standing.  The congregation relocated across the orad.

            This is Laughlin postcard #100.

 

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Quincy UB Home old folks

 

            This property is now Quincy Village, a retirement facility of the Presbyterian Church.

 

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Quincy UB Orphanage wide view #1

 

            This property is now Quincy Village, a retirement facility of the Presbyterian Church.

            This is Laughlin postcard #1.

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Quincy UB Orphanage wide view #2

 

            This property is now Quincy Village, a retirement facility of the Presbyterian Church.

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Quincy UB Orphanage wide view #3

 

            This property is now Quincy Village, a retirement facility of the Presbyterian Church.

 

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Quincy UB Orphanage children group view #1

 

            This property is now Quincy Village, a retirement facility of the Presbyterian Church.

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Quincy UB Orphanage children group view #2

 

            This property is now Quincy Village, a retirement facility of the Presbyterian Church.

 

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Quincy UB Orphanage boys’ dormitory

 

            This property is now Quincy Village, a retirement facility of the Presbyterian Church.

 

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Quincy UB Orphanage small boys

 

            This property is now Quincy Village, a retirement facility of the Presbyterian Church.

 

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Quincy UB Orphanage older boys

 

            This property is now Quincy Village, a retirement facility of the Presbyterian Church.

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Quincy UB Orphanage oldest boys

 

            This property is now Quincy Village, a retirement facility of the Presbyterian Church.

            This is Laughlin postcard #9.

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Quincy UB Orphanage small girls’ cottage

 

            This property is now Quincy Village, a retirement facility of the Presbyterian Church.

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Quincy UB Orphanage small girls

 

            This property is now Quincy Village, a retirement facility of the Presbyterian Church.

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Quincy UB Orphanage older girls’ cottage

 

            This property is now Quincy Village, a retirement facility of the Presbyterian Church.

 

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Quincy UB Orphanage older girls

 

            This property is now Quincy Village, a retirement facility of the Presbyterian Church.

 

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Quincy UB Orphanage school building

 

            This property is now Quincy Village, a retirement facility of the Presbyterian Church.

 

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Quincy UB Orphanage industrial building

 

            This property is now Quincy Village, a retirement facility of the Presbyterian Church.

 

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Quincy UB Orphanage barn

 

            This property is now Quincy Village, a retirement facility of the Presbyterian Church.

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Quincy UB Orphanage band

 

            This property is now Quincy Village, a retirement facility of the Presbyterian Church.

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Spring Run UB

           

            This building is no longer standing.  The congregation relocated.

            This is Laughlin postcard #716.

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State Line [Middleburg] UB architect sketch

 

            This proposed building has been replaced by the present State Line UM Church.

 

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Upper Strasburg UB

           

            This building is now Upper Strasburg UMC.

            This is Laughlin postcard #1576.

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Waynesboro ME view #1

 

            This building is now Christ UM Church.

 

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Waynesboro ME view #2

 

            This building is now Christ UM Church.

 

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Waynesboro ME view #3

 

            This building is now Christ UM Church.

 

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Waynesboro UB church & J.L. Grim

 

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This building has been replaced by the present Faith UM Church.

 


 

Waynesboro UB view #1

 

            This building has been replaced by the present Faith UM Church.

 

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Waynesboro UB view #2

 

            This building is now Faith UM Church.

 

 


 

Waynesboro UB view #3

 

            This building is now Faith UM Church.

 

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