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Saint John the Evangelist, Ottawa

Here we are in downtown Ottawa in the mid to late 1870s in the upper storey of a building on Rideau Street, looking north along ...
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Saint Alban, Mattawa — Pembroke Deanery

Mattawa had always been regarded as an important place, serving as a jumping off place from the settled area of Upper Canada on the upper ...
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15. Archives - March 2023

Clapboard buttresses

What are we to make of Saint Mark’s Church, Avonmore, viewed here as photographed in the mid twentieth century?  It looks so pristine, so perfect, ...
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Saint James, Perth

Anglican worship at Perth formally dates back to 1819 when the Rev. Michael Harris, a War of 1812 veteran, arrived to minister to a huge ...
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Saint Peter’s, Purdy

Neither the place name Bangor nor Purdy appears in traditional accounts or maps of the parishes and missions of the Anglican Diocese of Ottawa. It ...
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All Saints, Sandy Hill

Today, courtesy of climbing and photography done by Brian Glenn, we find ourselves in the belfry of the former All Saints Church, Sandy Hill, Ottawa, ...
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All Saints Westboro Ottawa

There could be no more appropriate image to illustrate church architecture in the Diocese of Ottawa in the 1950s than this one.  If the house ...
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What is the name of this place?

Here we view a classic shot by photographer William James Topley of a significant Anglican house of worship in Canada’s capital.  Its name?  It all ...
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Saint George, Thorne Centre

Saint George, Thorne Centre

Here we see Saint George’s, Thorne Centre, as photographed by Brian Glenn on 19 October 2011.  There is more than meets the eye here, making ...
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