Gothic Architecture in Canada
Gothic-style architecture is an architectural style that’s been around since the 12th century! Because of its long history and periods of popularity, there are many offshoots of Gothic architecture that have emerged. Such as, Gothic Revival, Victorian Gothic, English Gothic, Carpenter Gothic, and Neo-Gothic, just to name a few. Below is a collection of historic sites that share characteristics of Gothic architecture and are prime examples of its various iterations.
From 1862, Hillary House is known for its Gothic Revival Architecture and medical history
Preserved Victorian Gothic Church opened in 1857.
Sydney, Nova Scotia
Built by British King in 1785 first official building in the Colony of Cape Breton.
1808 homestead of the Lee family for over 160 years. Birth place of the W. I.
Saint Andrews, Manitoba
We are the oldest church in Western Canada with services every week. Built in 1849.
Aurora, Ontario to Saint Andrews, Manitoba
50 Great Saves: The Heritage Railway Stations Protection Act
Duncan, British Columbia to McAdam, New Brunswick 10 places
In 1990, the Heritage Railway Stations Protection Act came into effect after years of lobbying with the help of the National Trust for Canada. The act has granted over 150 railway stations federal legal protection across the country including the Duncan train station in Duncan, BC and the McAdam Railway Station in McAdam, New Brunswick.
Atlantic Canada’s Hidden Histories
Shelburne, Nova Scotia to Middle Sackville, Nova Scotia 35 places
geocaches that demonstrate the rich, diverse histories of Atlantic Canada.
Halifax, Nova Scotia to Middle Sackville, Nova Scotia 9 places
The geography of Black urban Halifax and Windsor encompassing the waves of Black migration
The Hidden Black Cityscape
Saint Marys Parish to New Brunswick 15 places
Explore Fredericton’s early Black history. Often missing from the modern cityscape.