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Historic Sites of Manitoba: St. Matthews Anglican Church / Guardian Angels Roman Catholic Church (Gilbert Plains, Municipality of Gilbert Plains)

This church building in Gilbert Plains, in the Municipality of Gilbert Plains, was built in 1905 by E. H. Pilgrim using concrete blocks made by local maker Walter Walker. At the time of a 2016 site visit, it was used on alternate weekends by the congregations of St. Matthews Anglican Church and Guardian Angels Roman Catholic Church.

St. Matthews Anglican Church / Guardian Angels Roman Catholic Church

St. Matthews Anglican Church / Guardian Angels Roman Catholic Church (June 2016)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

St. Matthews Anglican Church / Guardian Angels Roman Catholic Church

St. Matthews Anglican Church / Guardian Angels Roman Catholic Church (June 2016)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Interior of St. Matthews Anglican Church / Guardian Angels Roman Catholic Church

Interior of St. Matthews Anglican Church / Guardian Angels Roman Catholic Church (June 2016)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N51.15003, W100.49080
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

MHS Resources: Manitoba Bricks and Blocks

Sources:

Settlers of the Plains by Olive Eleanor Alberta “Ollie” Brown, 1953, pages 56, 81.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and George Penner.

Page revised: 3 September 2020

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