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Historic Sites of Manitoba: First Presbyterian Church (339 Twelfth Street, Brandon)

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Before the First Presbyterian Church in Brandon was constructed in 1928, services were held in the Brandon City Hall and, later, in the Strand Theatre. Designed by local architect Walter H. Shillinglaw, the grand structure of red brick and white stone was built at a cost of about $65,000. Its original windows were made in England and shipped to Canada in 1926. The church was ready for occupancy in mid-November 1928.

Clerics

Period

Cleric

1927-1928

Rev. Charles S. Oke

Photos & Coordinates

First Presbyterian Church in Brandon

First Presbyterian Church in Brandon (May 2018)
Source: George Penner

First Presbyterian Church in Brandon

Interior of First Presbyterian Church in Brandon (July 2019)
Source: George Penner

Site Location (lat/long): N49.84463, W99.95386
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Knox Presbyterian Church (1436 Victoria Avenue, Brandon)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: First Baptist Church / Knox Presbyterian Church / St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church (361 Russell Street, Brandon)

Sources:

“Tenders for First Presbyterian Church, Brandon, Man.,” Brandon Sun, 9 February 1928, page 17.

“Most optimistic outlook for city as building activity soars to new early marks,” Brandon Sun, 6 April 1928, page 1.

“New church to open on Sunday,” Brandon Sun, 16 November 1928, page 9.

This page was prepared by George Penner and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 13 October 2019

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