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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Decker United Church (Decker, Municipality of Hamiota)

This one-storey brick structure at Decker, in the Municipality of Hamiota, was built in 1934 using materials salvaged from Knox Presbyterian Church at Hamiota that had closed in June 1930 when its congregation united with that of Zion Methodist Church. An opening service was held on 14 October 1934.

Opening service at Decker United Church

Opening service at Decker United Church (14 October 1934)
Source: Audrey & Duncan Waddell

Opening service at Decker United Church

Interior of Decker United Church (October 1934)
Source: Audrey & Duncan Waddell

Decker United Church

Decker United Church (July 2016)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Decker United Church

Decker United Church (July 2016)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N50.26969, W100.77934
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

The History of Hamiota by the Hamiota Women’s Institute, circa 1949, pages 9, 23.

We thank Audrey & Duncan Waddell for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 9 November 2020

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