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Photographs of St. John's Anglican Church, Lunenburg, completely under cover

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Photographs taken February 23 by S. Nelson

Images have been deliberately left "dark" in order to show the white cocoon clearly
front flap-west
front flap through screened porthole
Duke St. - east
from northwest corner
from southeast corner
from the front - west

Photographs taken March 2 by, and courtesy of, Ed Jordan

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looking south
looking to main entrance
chancel from balcony

Note that all the tarps are now removed.


News Updates

Photographs of the church before, during and after the fire:

November 1, 2001 - The Burning
November 2, 2001 - The Aftermath
The interior after the burning - November 2001
The interior clean up progress - December 7, 2001 and December 28, 2001
The exterior encapsulation progress - January 16, 2002, January 23 - 27, 2002, January 31, 2002, February 7 - 15, 2002 and February 23 - March 2, 2002
Non-structural elements
The restoration of the altar
The exterior before
The interior before
The interior Christmas 1991
"Simon Birch" 1997

Canadian Heritage Minister, Sheila Copps, commits financial assistance at parish hall meeting November 16, 2001
Photograph of Solomon Morash, master builder in charge of the 1892 changes
A Short History of St. John's Anglican Church
People buried under the Church 1761 - 1826
Anglican Diocese of Nova Scotia Historical and Architectural Survey and relevant Links
The Commemoration of St. John's Anglican Church as a National Historic Site October 11, 1998
Interesting Facts & Figures about St. John's

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