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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Robertson Memorial Presbyterian Church (648 Burrows Avenue, Winnipeg)

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Designed by local architect John Hamilton Gordon Russell and built by the Shepley Construction Company in 1911, this former Presbyterian Church on Burrows Avenue in Winnipeg commemorated cleric James Robertson. It is presently occupied by Springs Church.

Clerics

Period

Cleric

1914-1917

Heinrich Albert “Henry” Berlis (1876-1954)

1918

George Farquhar (1880-1975)

Photos & Coordinates

The former Robertson Memorial Presbyterian Church

The former Robertson Memorial Presbyterian Church (May 2015)
Source: George Penner

The former Robertson Memorial Presbyterian Church

The former Robertson Memorial Presbyterian Church (January 2021)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.92024, W97.14925
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: John Hamilton Gordon Russell (1863-1946)

Memorable Manitobans: James Robertson (1839-1902)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Robertson Memorial Institute Building (650 Burrows Avenue, Winnipeg)

Sources:

Robertson Memorial United (Presbyterian) Church, 648 Burrows Avenue by Murray Peterson, Peterson Projects, February 2009.

This page was prepared by George Penner and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 17 January 2021

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