Meetings – 7:30 p.m. – all held at the St. Catharines Museum at Lock 3, 1932 Welland Canal Parkway, St. Catharines, Ontario. Free admission. Doors open at 7:00. Guests are welcome. March 25 – “History of St. John’s Anglican Church in Port Dalhousie” by Brian Leyton – Society Member – Come out and learn about the heritage of thisContinue reading “Future Meetings of the Historical Society”
Thursday, September 10 at 6:30 p.m. – Come out for a 70 minute tour of the St. John’s Cemetery in Port Dalhousie (at the corner of Main Street and Cole Farm Boulevard). Presented in conjunction with the St. John’s Cemetery Board. Please wear appropriate footwear. Rain date will be Tuesday, September 15.
Report by Bill Stevens: At our October 23, 2008 Society meeting Rev. Dr. Phil Cline spoke to an audience of 40 about the Silver Spire United Church. In January 2008, Memorial, Welland Avenue and St. Paul Street United churches voted to amalgamate at the St. Paul Street site. The amalgamation took effect on JulyContinue reading “History of the Silver Spire Church”
On Thursday, May 22, Pat Menon reintroduced the Historical Society of St. Catharines to the life and work of former local architect William Bryson Allan. Allan (1838 – 1911) was born in Scotland and immigrated to Canada in the 1850s. After bouncing around Quebec and Ontario for a few years, he settled in St. CatharinesContinue reading “W.B. Allan – a St. Catharines’ Architect”