One of two churches in Ontario, West of Niagara, that has continuously offered religious services since it’s construction in 1827, the St. Peter’s Anglican Church in Tyrconnell was and remains an essential gathering place for the community in the Tyrconnell area. Book a tour of the church and its cemetery to learn about its architecture, its churchgoers of old, Colonel Thomas Talbot, and many other figures from war heroes to community members who lived in and left their mark on the Tyrconnell area.
St. Peter’s Anglican Church
- Historic Building
- 29596 Lakeview Line, Wallacetown, ON N0L 2M0, Canada
- Sunday Services at 11:00am Eastern Time For tours please contact the church
- 1 519-494-3282
- Guided Tour
- National Historic Site
- St. Peter’s Cemetery is the resting place or memorial site for many community members, including
- Heroes from the War of 1812 and World War One
- A memorial for Ellis Wellwood Sifton, a World War One soldier from Wallacetown who earned the Victoria Cross
- Colonel Thomas Talbot, who was responsible for Colonizing our area
- And more!
- The church and neighboring historic site, the Backus-Page House Museum, were both constructed as part of the will of Mary Storey, and their histories are tied close together.
- The church still runs Sunday Services at 11 and hosts community events. It is a great place to visit if you wish to support local!
29596 Lakeview Line, Wallacetown, ON N0L 2M0, Canada
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