Potter County

 

These are the postcards related to United Methodism in Potter 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


 


 

Austin town view

 

The ME steeple is in the middle of the picture, the rightmost of the steeples in the picture.

 

 

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Austin town churches

 

The ME church is the one in the middle.

 

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Austin pre-1911 ME

 

This building was destroyed in the 1911 flood.

 

 

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Austin pre-1911 ME church and parsonage

 

These buildings were destroyed in the 1911 flood.

 

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Austin post-1911 ME church and parsonage

 

These building are now the Austin UM church and parsonage.

 

 

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Coudersport Park ME view #1

 

This building is now Park UM Church.

 

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Coudersport Park ME view #2

 

This building is now Park UM Church.

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Coudersport Park ME view #3

 

This building is now Park UM Church.

 

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Galeton old building view #1

 

This building was replaced by a newer structure.

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Galeton old building view #2

 

This building was replaced by a newer structure.

 

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Galeton old building view #3

 

This building was replaced by a newer structure.

 

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Galeton old building view #4

 

This building was replaced by a newer structure.

 

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Galeton old building view #5

 

This building was replaced by a newer structure.

 

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Galeton new building

 

This building, later Galeton UM, has been razed.

The congregation merged and relocated.

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Galeton ME parsonage

 

This house is still standing, but is no longer the parsonage.

 

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Genesee ME

 

This building is now Genesee UM Church.

 

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Harrison Valley ME church and parsonage view #1

 

The church building no longer exists.

The house to the right is still standing but is no longer a parsonage.

 

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Harrison Valley ME church and parsonage view #2

 

The church building no longer exists.

The house to the right is still standing but is no longer a parsonage.

 

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Harrison Valley ME church and parsonage view #2

 

The church building no longer exists.

The house to the right is still standing but is no longer a parsonage.

 

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Mills ME view #1

 

This building is no longer affiliated with the denomination.

 

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Mills ME view #2

 

This building is no longer affiliated with the denomination.

 

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Roulette ME view #1

 

This building is now Riverside UM Church.

 

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Roulette ME view #2

 

This building is now Riverside UM Church.

 

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Sunderlinville ME

 

We have two versions of this view: the one shown, and a smaller cropped version pasted on a postcard.

Part of this building is gone; the remaining part is in ruin.

 

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Ulysses ME

 

This building is now Ulysses UM Church.

 

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