St. John's Anglican Church in Virgil


Description
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
Black and white photograph of a brick church with small pointed windows and medallion ornament. There is a sign "Periwincle Place" beside the building.
Occasional services were held in the area prior to 1889 by the missionary in charge. Sometime after that date and before 1893, St. John's Anglican Church was built. The land that the church building sits on was donated to the Anglican Church from land that had been given to one of Butler's Rangers (from War of 1812 fame) for his services rendered.
The church closed in 1954.
Notes:
Negatives from Pat Arrington
Inscriptions:
Reverse:
"St. John's Church in Virgil (Periwinkle Place)
Virgil"
Date of Original:
Summer 1977
Dimensions:
Width: 17.5 cm
Height: 12.5 cm
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
NPL00067
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Contact
Niagara-on-the-Lake Public Library
Email
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10 Anderson Lane P.O. Box 430
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0
905-468-2023

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St. John's Anglican Church in Virgil


Black and white photograph of a brick church with small pointed windows and medallion ornament. There is a sign "Periwincle Place" beside the building.
Occasional services were held in the area prior to 1889 by the missionary in charge. Sometime after that date and before 1893, St. John's Anglican Church was built. The land that the church building sits on was donated to the Anglican Church from land that had been given to one of Butler's Rangers (from War of 1812 fame) for his services rendered.
The church closed in 1954.