Month: September 2015

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Following his few years in Chicago, Dr. Rice and Catherine moved their household eight-hundred miles east to New York. His new charge was to be the Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church which had recently suffered the death of its beloved two-term pastor, J. W. Alexander. The nearly seven-hundred member Fifth Avenue congregation was surpassed in size […]

Nathan Lewis was born December 29, 1807 in Garrard County, Kentucky, the son of Gabriel and Phebe Garrett Rice. The family lived on a farm where the household, as did so many in the day, struggled to make ends meet. Nathan began teaching school when he was sixteen years old in order to raise money […]

Alexander Hall on the Princeton Seminary Campus

September 11th, 2015, at 4:00 am

If you have some time while traveling on I-95 between Philadelphia and New York you might want to visit the scenic and important village of Princeton, New Jersey. It is not only a significant location for its part in the American Revolution but is especially important for Presbyterians. Sites to see for church history fans […]

The cabin pictured is currently in Greenfield Village of the Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, Michigan, where it was relocated from its original site. It is a typical small pioneer cabin with simple notched interlocking squared-log construction, an entrance door of simple boards, and a large fireplace for heating and cooking. In this cabin was […]