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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Chalmers Presbyterian Church / Treherne United Church (186 Boyne Street, Treherne, Municipality of Norfolk Treherne)

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The first Presbyterian service was held in Treherne in the early 1880s, in the home of W. T. Smith. A modest wooden church built in 1887 was replaced in 1908 with this building, designed by Winnipeg architect J. H. G. Russell, called Chalmers Presbyterian. In 1925, when the Methodist, Presbyterian, and Congregational churches merged, it became Treherne United. In 1958, the congregation of Olive United Church joined the church. The building is a municipally designated historic site as of 1988.





Samuel Wilkinson (1865-1941)


Charles Robert Newcombe (1914-1986)


Lloyd Cleworth Stinson (1904-1976)


Adam Grant Smith (1916-2000)

Photos & Coordinates

Postcard view of Chalmers Presbyterian Church

Postcard view of Chalmers Presbyterian Church (circa 1909)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough, 2014-0346

Treherne United Church

Treherne United Church (June 2010)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Treherne United Church

Treherne United Church (August 2019)
Source: Rose Kuzina

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.62992, W98.69560
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Municipally Designated Historic Sites


Treherne United Church, Manitoba Historic Resources Branch.

We thank Rose Kuzina for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 3 February 2022

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