Notre Dame Catholic Church in Ogdensburg, NY incorporated in 1859. L'Abbe Francois Piquet founded Ogdensburg November 21, 1748. He called his mission LaPresentation. He said the first mass June 1, 1749 on the spot where now stands Notre Dame, the largest Church in the Diocese of Ogdensburg. Thus, 241 years ago, began the long and honorable history that saw the development and flourishing of Notre Dame Church.
World Book Encyclopedia...before the internet. I couldn't believe it when my mother told me she'd given our set to the movers when they moved from the house. Probably just as well or I would still be lugging them around! - crr.