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Memorable
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Historic Sites
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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Emerson Baptist Church (Third Street, Emerson, Municipality of Emerson-Franklin)

The Emerson Baptist Church in Emerson, in the Municipality of Emerson-Franklin, was designed by Winnipeg architect Hugh McCowan. It was built in 1905 by local contractor David Wright using concrete blocks that were popular for a short period during the early 20th century.

Emerson Baptist Church

Emerson Baptist Church (circa 1910)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough, 2017-0032

Emerson Baptist Church

Emerson Baptist Church (1954)
Source: Archives of Manitoba, George Harris Fonds, Acc. 1979-141, P7453, Album 20, Page 66.

Emerson Baptist Church

Emerson Baptist Church (May 2011)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Location (lat/long): N49.00497, W97.20852
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Casselman House (Park Street, Emerson, Municipality of Emerson-Franklin)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Emerson Presbyterian Church Manse (129 Park Street, Emerson, Municipality of Emerson-Franklin)

MHS Resources: Manitoba Bricks and Blocks

Sources:

We thank Wayne Arseny for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 4 May 2017

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