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Photographs of the (almost) completion of the fabric encapsulation of St. John's Anglican Church, Lunenburg

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Photographs below taken February 7 and February 13, 2002 by, and courtesy of, Ed Jordan

Feb 7 - two panels up
Feb 7 - from Townsend St. (north)
February 13
February 13

Photographs below taken February 15, 2002 by S. Nelson, and Ed Jordan (where noted)..

Images below starting at west entrance (from Cornwallis St.), heading east along the north side (Townsend St.), heading south along the east side (Duke St.), then heading west along the south side (Cumberland St.)

Cornwallis entrance
Cornwallis entrance
north side
northeast corner looking west
northeast side
east side

c. Ed Jordan

east side
south side - torn panel
fan to control mould
last look
last look

c. Ed Jordan

c. Ed Jordan

the sign

The sign - 8 feet wide x 4 feet high


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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