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FROM: Laying the Cornerstone 1914

Posted by on Feb 22, 2012 in Archives Committee, Featured Congregations | Comments Off on FROM: Laying the Cornerstone 1914

FROM:  Laying the Cornerstone 1914

Methodists in Wolfville first worshipped in private residences until a chapel was erected in 1859-1860.  The Methodist Congregation joined the Presbyterian Congregation of Wolfville in 1923 and the Methodist Chapel was sold and dismantled that same year. A Presbyterian Church was built prior to 1840. It was moved to another site in 1885, and burned down in 1913.  The cornerstone of a new Presbyterian Church was laid on July 8, 1914 during which the Moderator addressed the large crowd followed by Drs. Pollok and Forrest who gave “eloquent...

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