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Photographs of the interior of St. John's Anglican Church, Lunenburg,
after the fire

Below are interior photographs which were taken after the fire at the beginning of November by, and published courtesy of, Edward Jordan. Ed is co-chairman, along with Andrew Eisenhauer, of the restoration committee.

Click on photographs to go to larger images. Some images have been 'lightened' for detail viewing.

Balcony of St. John's Anglican

Chancel of St. John's Anglican

Center aisle of St. John's Anglican

South east windows of St. John's Anglican

South east wall of St. John's Anglican
1. The balcony
from southeast corner

2. Looking from southeast corner
towards location of altar.

3. The center aisle
looking towards chancel

4. The two intact windows
south east

5. Southeast wall -
notice intact plaques on wall

Little model of St. John's Anglican

6. The little model of
church, used to explain
various features of the
church to tourists
during the summer


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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