Jesus said, "I have come that you may have life and have it to the full."

Rev. Dr. Richard Mayforth
Pastor: 315-405-0447 | Church: 315-287-0560

Worship: Winter 11:00 am, Summer 10:00 am

Winter: Bible Study at 10:00 am

First Presbyterian Church

22 Church Street, Gouverneur, NY 13642

History of the First Presbyterian Church in Gouverneur, NY

The following is an index of articles from a variety of sources: newspaper articles, books, pamphlets, and school projects. The material was typed and collated by Rev. Dr. Richard Mayforth. He spent many days at the Gouverneur Museum and no doubt, many hours in front of a keyboard. All articles can be searched using our website search tool, which searches the entire website.

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Laying of the cornerstone, Presbyterian Church July 27, 1892

 

 

 

INDEX OF HISTORICAL DOCUMENTS

FPCGH-1aa  Historic Landmarks of the First Presbyterian Church, Gouverneur NY

FPCGH-1a Gouverneur, Yesterday & Today   This book is the product of 26 eighth graders in a class shared by Mrs. (Janice) Peters (social studies) and Mrs. (Carol) Amberg (English language arts) at the Gouverneur Middle School.  It was produced as a class project during the winter of 1997-1998 and funded by a grant from The Rural Education Advisory Committee for Jefferson-Lewis B.O.C.E.S.

FPCGH-1b Gouverneur Tribune Press, Wednesday, November 5, 1997 page 5  Preserving The Sounds Of Tradition! by Bonnie Winters

FPCGH-2 1817 – A BACKWARD GLANCE – June 1992      Margaret H. Gleason

FPCGH-3a A CAPSULE HISTORY OF FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH Gouverneur, New York  April 14, 1983   Florence Thompson

FPCGH-3b THE HERITAGE OF GOUVERNEUR Compiled by The Gouverneur Reading Room Association, August 1979

FPCGH-4a THE SESQUICENTENNIAL PROGRAM COMMITTEE Of FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH PRESENTS  LIVING PICTURES OF THE YEARS 1817 – 1967  By MRS. WALLACE THOMPSON  PRESENTED ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 7, 1967 FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH GOUVERNEUR, NEW YORK

FPCGH-4b random newspaper clipping October 8, 1967

FPCGH-5 First Presbyterian Church Organized Twelve Years After Settlers  Arrive  The Tribune-Press Gouverneur NY  Thursday May 26, 1955 by Miss Hazel Dickson

FPCGH-6 THE FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH  GOUVERNEUR NY By Julius R Bartlett April 22 1955

FPCGH-7 First Presbyterian Church To Observe 125th Anniversary,  Plan Three Anniversary Celebrations At Local Church During Month Of May The Tribune-Press Gouverneur NY  Wednesday May 13, 1942

FPCGH-8 Rev. Schofield Pastor Since 1930   The Tribune-Press Gouverneur NY  Wednesday May 13, 1942

FPCGH-9 CENTENARY of the First Presbyterian Church, GOUVERNEUR NEW YORK  1817 – 1917  A BRIEF HISTORICAL SKETCH  Of The First Presbyterian Church Written In Commemoration Of The ONE HUNDREDTH ANNIVERSARY  Of The Organization Of The Church May 24, 1817  As Read By The Author  Miss Sarah H. A. Parker

FPCGH-10a From Centennial Souvenir History of Gouverneur 1905 page 173  THE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH

FPCGH-10b Catalogue Of First Presbyterian Church, Gouverneur, N.Y. 1893

FPCGH-10c Watertown Times, July 28, 1892  THE CORNER STONE  Ceremonies of Unusual Interest and Largely Attended at Gouverneur's New Presbyterian Church

FPCGH-11 From History Of St. Lawrence Co., N.Y., 1878
page 44

FPCGH-12  First Presbyterian Church, Gouverneur NY 1872 Membership List of 189 Members from 1817

FPCGH-13 First Presbyterian Church, Gouverneur NY, Pastors

FPCGH-14 Sanctuary Windows and Plaques et

FPCGH-15 Service Honor Roll 5-27-201

FPCGH-16 Membership List - 2016

 

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22 Church Street, Gouverneur, NY 13642

 

 

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