"A rich history and source of local family records."

Church:  717-328-2510

There are extensive historic records stored at the church,  Access must be formally requested and approved by the Session (Board of Ruling Elders).

Historic Publications about the church that are available for purchase:

  • 1735-1935  Celebrating the Two-Hundredth Anniversary of the Presbyterian Church Mercersburg, Pennsylvania by Rev. James Gray Rose, D.D., Pastor.

 

  • The early history of the Mercersburg area is the history of the Upper West Conococheague Presbyterian Church, published in commemoration of Mercersburg's 225th Celebration, July 1975. 

 

  • History of the Presbyterian Church Upper West Conococheague by Thomas Creigh, Pastor, 1877.

 

  • We The People, History of the Upper West Conococheague Presbyterian Church, Mercersburg, PA, 1738-1988.

 ON LINE RESOURCES:

www.fendricklibrary.org/Upper%20West%20Records.html

Various records of the church are on this site.

 

https://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/009040742

A version of Dr. Creigh's history of the church.

 

files.usgwarchives.net/pa/franklin/church/marr0001.txt

 More church records.

 

https://archive.org/stream/.../oldmercersburg00woma_djvu.txt

1912 History of Mercersburg by The Women's Club of Mercersburg.

 

www.explorefranklincountypa.com/wp.../Conococheague-Tour-Map-Brochure.pdf

Map of the area with historic sites summarized and located.