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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Episcopal Methodist Church / All Saints Anglican Church / Franklin Museum (Dominion City, Municipality of Emerson-Franklin)

Constructed in 1879 as an Episcopal Methodist Church, the building was purchased by the Anglican Parish of Dominion City in 1908 and relocated to its present site in Dominion City in the Municipality of Emerson-Franklin. It was renamed All Saints, expanded in size and consecrated in 1912 by Archbishop Samuel Pritchard. It is a good example of modest Gothic-styled architecture. The central tower, with its pointed arched doorway and decorative wooden trim, is topped by a tall peaked steeple and cross. Pointed arched windows with delicate tracery, wooden mouldings and stained glass in the sanctuary enhance the exterior. All Saints Anglican Church closed in the mid-1960s and, in 1985, the building was purchased by the Franklin Craft Club. In 1992, it became a community museum.

Franklin Museum

Franklin Museum (August 2010)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Interior of Franklin Museum

Interior of Franklin Museum (May 2018)
Source: George Penner

Interior of Franklin Museum

Interior of Franklin Museum (May 2018)
Source: George Penner

Site Location (lat/long): N49.14018, W97.15551
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Municipally Designated Historic Sites


Episcopal Methodist Church (All Saints Anglican Church, Franklin Museum), Manitoba Historic Resources Branch.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and George Penner.

Page revised: 20 February 2019

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