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Centennial of Presbyterian Church Formation in Canada

 
 
Centennial of Presbyterian Church Formation in Canada Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 27, 2017
1. Centennial of Presbyterian Church Formation in Canada Marker
Inscription.

Legend

This plaque commemorates

The centennial of the formation of the Presbyterian Church in Canada in 1875;
The ministry of the Rev. Daniel Cock (1771-1805) of Greenock, Scotland, and the Rev. David Smith (1771-1795) of St. Andrew's, Scotland;
The erection of the first two Presbyterian churches in Canada, at Glenholm in 1771, and in Truro in 1772;
The formation in Truro of the first Presbytery in Canada in 1786, and the first Bible Society in British North America.

This plaque is placed here through the cooperation of the Province of Nova Scotia, the Town of Truro, the Synod of the Atlantic Provinces of the Presbyterian Church in Canada, and the Kirk Session of St. James Presbyterian Church, Truro.
 
Erected 1975 by Province of Nova Scotia, the Town of Truro, the Synod of the Atlantic Provinces of the Presbyterian Church in Canada, and the Kirk Session of St. James Presbyterian Church.
 
Location. 45° 21.907′ N, 63° 16.751′ W. Marker is in Truro, Nova Scotia, in Colchester County. Marker is on Prince Street just east of Lorne Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is on St. James Presbyterian Church. Marker is at or near this postal address: 725 Prince Street, Truro, Nova Scotia B2N 1G7, Canada.
 
Other nearby markers.

Centennial of Presbyterian Church Formation in Canada Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 27, 2017
2. Centennial of Presbyterian Church Formation in Canada Marker
On St. James Presbyterian Church
At least 6 other markers are within 5 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Presbyterian/United Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Provincial Normal College (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Truro Post Office / Le Bureau de Poste de Truro (about 90 meters away); War Memorial (about 120 meters away); The Lumber Jack, circa 1900 (about 180 meters away); First Landing (approx. 3.4 kilometers away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Presbyterian and Reformed Churches. (Submitted on September 11, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. The Presbyterian Church in Canada Archives. (Submitted on September 11, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Canada's First Presbytery. (Submitted on September 11, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on September 11, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 11, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 57 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 11, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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