1902 Methodist Church

1902 Cornerstone of the Barryville Methodist Church. Photo: Gary Smith.
1902 Cornerstone of the Barryville Methodist Church. Photo: Gary Smith.
    The Methodist Church in Barryville was built in 1902. The parsonage at the Barryville Church was owned by both the Eldred and Barryville Methodist churches.—Echo Hill and Mountain Grove, p. 212.

This brochure in the Austin Collection shows the church was completed by November 1902.

My great-uncle Lon (Albert Alonzo) Austin and Ira Austin, the Barryville blacksmith were on the Board of Trustees. I still don’t know if the two Austin families were related.

1902 Methodist Dedication Bulletin.
1902 Methodist Dedication Bulletin.
Inside 1902 Barryville Methodist Bulletin.
Inside 1902 Barryville Methodist Bulletin.
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High Point, New Jersey Part I

Every year there was a Sunday School picnic at High Point, New Jersey, a lookout place with a beautiful view. There was swimming, swings and slides, and a merry-go-round. It was an all day affair.—Mary Briggs.

High Point Flyer in Austin Collection.
High Point Flyer in Austin Collection.
Arthur Austin on the merry-go-round at High Point. Photo courtesy of Mary A.
Arthur Austin on the merry-go-round at High Point. Photo courtesy of MBA.
Church picnic at High Point, 1939. Mrs. Winter is second from the right. The others are unknown. Aida often met Mrs. Winter who was very active in the town. When Mrs. Stege was alive, Mrs. Winter stayed with her and worked in the music business. Photo courtesy CSM.
Church picnic at High Point, 1939. Mrs. Winter is second from the right. The others are unknown. Photo courtesy CSM.
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Highland Lake Bible Conference Group

Highland Lake Bible Conference. In back row on right, near second tree in, Mildredand Laura Briggs, unknown, Mary Briggs. front row, four from right, John Briggs.
Highland Lake Bible Conference. In back row on right, near second tree in, Mildred and Laura Briggs, unknown, Mary Briggs. front row, four from right, John Briggs.

The Highland Lake Bible Conference formed by Merle Fuller in September 1944, included Myers’ Lake View and Asendorf’s Highland Lake Inn.
Highland Lake Bible Conference Organized, 1944

Lake View House for Sale mid-1940s
Lake View, Highland Lake, N.Y.
Fifty-five acres of ground, more or less, with riparian rights to middle of Lake.

Hotel contains 47 sleeping rooms all furnished, two parlors, large dining room, three kitchens, two large lavatories, Chef Gas Range in kitchen, large Frigidaire room.

Laundry complete with electric washer, ironer, and help lavatory. All kitchen utensils, china, silver, electric coffee urn, linens for both dining room and bedrooms complete. Shower room, separate heating device for same.

Office complete with two desks, safe, National Cash Register, two show cases for display of cigars, candy, etc.

Barn contains four help sleeping rooms overhead.

Grill room complete, ladies and gents lavatories and wash rooms, office; Grill kitchen fully equipped with all necessary utensils, Frigidaire, gas range, dishes and silverware complete.

A cottage containing eight rooms, two baths, hot and cold water, furnace in cellar, fully furnished, large porch. Artesian well 175 feet deep.

For sale, including everything with the exception of personal belongings. Price $30,000.00

Phone: Barryville 2708.—Farewell to Eldred, p. 323.

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