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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Makinak Methodist Church / Makinak United Church (Makinak, RM of Lakeshore)

Built in 1910, with a cornerstone laid by Rev. J. S. Woodsworth, this brick Methodist church at Makinak, in what is now the Rural Municipality of Lakeshore, was also used by local Presbyterians. It became a United Church after the 1925 unification of these faiths in Canada.

Postcard view of Makinak Methodist Church

Postcard view of Makinak Methodist Church (circa 1910)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough, 2020-0036

Makinak United Church

Makinak United Church (May 2012)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Makinak United Church

Makinak United Church (May 2012)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N50.98357, W99.66395
denoted by symbol on the map above

Sources:

Between Mountain and Lake: A History of Ochre River Rural Municipality, 1885-1970 by Ochre River Women’s Institute History Committee, Neepawa: The Neepawa Press, 1970, page 241.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 2 April 2020

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