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Welland Avenue Methodist Church
Description
Media Type
Image
Item Type
Slides
Description
Welland Avenue Methodist Church, Welland Avenue, St. Catharines, Ontario.
Notes
Slide File Number: 04.75-D-1

This image is taken from the book St. Catharines: The Garden City.

The Welland Avenue Church began in 1870 when a Methodist congregation was organised. The original church was a small frame building erected on Henry Street in 1871. It was replaced by a larger church in 1876, which was designed by Sidney Rose Bagley. This church was a red brick building with 12 spires, representing the 12 Apostles.

In 1925 the Methodists, Congregationalists and part of the Presbyterian Church joined together to create the United Church, thus the church became Welland Avenue United.

The church closed in 2008 when its congregation merged with St. Paul United and Memorial United Churches to form the Silver Spire Church on St. Paul Street.
Inscriptions
Welland Avenue
Date of Original
c1904
Subject(s)
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.1626743369006 Longitude: -79.2491508465576
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Email:special.collections@stcatharines.library.on.ca
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St. Catharines, ON L2R7K2
905-688-6103
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Welland Avenue Methodist Church


Welland Avenue Methodist Church, Welland Avenue, St. Catharines, Ontario.