St. George's Anglican Church (National Historic Site of Canada, 1990), Montreal, Qc - Historic Places Days

St. George’s Anglican Church (National Historic Site of Canada, 1990), Montreal, Qc

Montréal, Québec
Type
Places of Faith
Address
1101 Rue Stanley, Montreal, QC H3B 2S6, Canada
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Hours
Weekdays 9:00am-4:30pm
Phone
(514)866-7113

St. George’s Anglican Church (National Historic Site of Canada, 1990), Montreal, Qc
• The Church is named after Saint George, the Patron Saint of England.
• St. George’s Anglican was designated as a National Site of Canada in 1990.
• St. George’s Anglican Church is a Heritage Church located in downtown Montreal, across ‘Place du Canada Park’, on the corner of De La Gauchetière Street and Peel St.
• It was founded in 1843 and completed in 1870. The Architectural style is Neo-Gothic and designed by Architect Tutin Thomas.
• History
• The original St. George’s opened in June, 1843 on Notre Dame St. ( then Saint Joseph’s St.) and Saint David’s Lane, in the Old Port of Montreal outside the City’s Walls. It was e second Anglican congregation of Montreal. The current plot of land on which the church was built in downtown Montreal, belonged to the Jewish cemetery between 1775 to 1854.
• The bell tower was completed in 1874 and designed by Montreal Architect ‘Alexander Francis Dunlop’.
• Of noted Architectural value are the ‘stained glass windows’ and the English woodwork inside the chapel. The Church is noted for its ‘ceiling beams’ which are amongst the largest in the world. The exposed double beam hammer-roof is second in the world, compared to Westminster Hall in span.
• The tapestry originates from Westminster Abbey in London, used during the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II.
• In one of the Church’s corners are found plaques to commemorate the War Veterans of St George’s.


This listing was created by Joanna A on July 29, 2021.  Please confirm details at the site’s own website before planning your visit. Are you the owner/operator of this historic place? Would you like to make changes to this listing? Please contact us at historicplacesday@nationaltrustcanada.ca

Notes from "‘Downtown Montreal – A Tribute to History’"

Amenities

  • Family-Friendly
  • Food and Beverages
  • National Historic Site
  • Parking
  • Washrooms
  • Wheelchair Access

Location

1101 Rue Stanley, Montreal, QC H3B 2S6, Canada
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