St. Mark's Anglican Church, Niagara-on-the-Lake


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Subject:  Shingwauk 
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Shingwauk Home with its family 
Images    Sepia coloured photograph of Indian boys and girls, standing on the ground, the stairs and the ladders, taken outside of a big stone building. The Rev. Edward Francis Wilson was a missionary among the Indians (Shingwauk mission) and a principal of residential school at Garden River, near Sault...
Julia Waundee, 13 years old pupil of the Wawanosh Home 
Images    Sepia coloured photograph of a young girl in a school uniform standing beside a chair. There is a two-storey stone building in the background, probably new Wawanosh Home for Girls which opened at the Shingwauk (St. Mary's River) in 1879. "To accommodate girls, a separate residential school...
Indian boys and girls from Sault St. Marie Homes for Indian children 
Images    Sepia coloured photograph of Indian boys and girls, together with the Rev. Edward Francis Wilson (in the middle) taken inside Royal Photo Studio in Ottawa. Description reads: "Indian boys and girls from Sault St. Marie Homes for Indian children, shewing specimens of their work. /Royal Studio,...
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St. Mark's Anglican Church, Niagara-on-the-Lake


St. Mark's Anglican Church in Niagara-on-the-Lake is the oldest Anglican community in the Diocese of Niagara, established by Rev. Robert Addison in 1792. He brought with him from England a silver chalice and a library of more than 1,500 books, the oldest library west of Quebec, which today are located in Addison Hall at St. Mark's. The church completed by 1808, was damaged by fire during the War of 1812, was subsequently restored and finally consecrated in 1828. The churchyard was the only cemetery in the town until the 1830’s so the earliest headstones bear some significant names in early Canada history.