The premiere C.S. Lewis & Inklings Symposium this year will be conducted by the Presbyterian Heritage Center in Montreat November 6 - 8, 2019. Scholars from Malta to Montreat will give unique insigths.
An Innovative Christian Heritage Education webcast & onsite conference will be held on August 29 - 30, 2019, bringing together Christian educators & local church archivists and historians.

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Special exhibits and a national conference will be conducted by the Presbyterian Heritage Center in Montreat for 2019. The Presbyterian Heritage Center (PHC) offers innovative exhibits, multi-media kiosks and much more on the history of Montreat, as well as the heritage of the entire Presbyterian and Reformed Churches and their worldwide missions.

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Artifacts 360 Rotation

View selected PHC artifacts in a 360 degree view.

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The Presbyterian Heritage Center at Montreat offers innovative educational options for local churches, as well as a series of programs onsite in our facility in Montreat. Our educational materials are available via downloads or DVDs. We offer a variety of programs & special events — including confirmation classes on history of Presbyterians and the Reformation, live interactive performances, costumed re-enactors and storytelling, educational booklets (Discover), DVDs, crafts, exhibits and more!

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The Presbyterian Heritage Center has four collections:
Library of reference books and periodicals,
Archives (documents),
Photography & film, and
Artifact objects

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PHC categories

Monograph “Gardiner Spring & the Presbyterian Old & New Schools ”
by William R. Hoyt (2015)

This document explores the Old and New School split in the Presbyterian Church in the early 1800s.


Photos & Multimedia

Notable Presbyterian

Rev. John Chavis was the first black minister ordained by the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America.

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  • “Shadow & Light in the Land of the Rising Sun”

    Japan Missions, 1859 - Today, by the Presbyterian and Reformed Churches

  • “John Knox & the Scottish Reformation”

    Lesson plans, presentations, video clips allow you to explore the pivotal and exciting life of John Knox.

  • “History of the English Language Bible”

    From Wycliffe to Tyndale to the Geneva Bible to the King James version, these materials explore the life-and-death legacy of the English Bible during the first 100 years of the Reformation.

Events & Programs


An exhibit on National Child Labor Reform features leader Rev. A.J. McKelway & Photographer Lewis Hine

Aug. 29 - 30, 2019

National Webcast Conference of Christian Heritage Education using history & innovation