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A few photographs of the interior of St. John's Anglican Church, Lunenburg, December 28, 2001

Thanks go again to Ed Jordan, co-chairman of the Restoration Committee, for taking the time to give the webmaster another tour of the interior of the church.

There had been a substantial snowfall on December 26.

Click on photographs to go to larger images.

Christmas wreath and cross

Ed Jordan & shoring boards

North wall standing under balcony

1. Christmas wreath
and cross (at
top of window).

2. Ed Jordan -
note shoring
timbers outside
south wall

3. Brigid Nelson
standing under
balcony - note
mortise & tenon

cleaning snow & ice off pew tarps

main balcony beam

tongue & groove ceiling under balcony

original ceiling under balcony

original ceiling under balcony closeup

4. Dennis LeBlanc
clearing snow & ice
from the pew tarps.

5. Main balcony
beam - mortise and

6. Tongue & groove
ceiling covering the
original ceiling in
next photos
(taken November)

7. Original ceiling
under balcony

8. Original ceiling under
balcony - closeup of


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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