Kitchener Public Library Digital Collections
Pioneer Pergola, Galt, Ontario


Description
Creator:
Dickson, F.W.R. (Frank William Roy), 1898-1984, Photographer
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
Black and white photograph of the Pioneer Pergola, located in St. Andrew's Park on Lansdowne Avenue South near St. Andrew's Street, Galt, Ontario. The inside of the pergola is lined with headstones.
Notes:
This pergola was raised by the Waterloo Chapter of the Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire (I.O.D.E.) in 1907. It is rectangular in shape and consists of rustic wooden beams and fourteen, low pillars. The walls, pillars, and floor are inlaid with the headstones of Galt pioneers, which were taken from the St. Andrew's and United Presbyterian cemeteries.

A similar photograph appears on page 79 of the 1964 Waterloo Historical Society annual volume with F.W.R. Dickson credited as photographer.
Inscriptions:
Reverse: Pergola Galt Apr 65
FWRD
Date of Original:
Apr 1965
Date Of Event:
Apr 1965
Dimensions:
Width: 8.9 cm
Height: 8.9 cm
Image Dimensions:
Image Width: 7.6cm
Image Height: 7.6cm
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
P000946
Collection:
Waterloo Historical Society
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.356129248863 Longitude: -80.320876111145
Copyright Statement:
Protected by copyright: Uses other than research or private study require the permission of the rightsholder(s). Responsibility for obtaining permissions and for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Terms of Use:
If you would like to obtain a digital or print copy of this image, please see KPL's Photographic Reproduction Policy at http://www.kpl.org/localhistory/photographs
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Pioneer Pergola, Galt, Ontario


Black and white photograph of the Pioneer Pergola, located in St. Andrew's Park on Lansdowne Avenue South near St. Andrew's Street, Galt, Ontario. The inside of the pergola is lined with headstones.