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


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Subject:  Visits of state 
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The Duke and Duchess of York (later King George V and Queen Mary) departing Niagara on the Lake 1901 
Images  1901,   Black and white photograph of royal couple during a visit to Niagara-on-the-Lake. They are walking on the wooden platform towards a train and the crowd is cheering on an opposite side of the street. Picture was taken on King Street.
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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.