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Church of Saint Andrew and Saint David

Église Saint Andrew and Saint David

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, June 11, 2014
1. Church of Saint Andrew and Saint David Marker
Below the marker (in blue-green) is a commemorative plaque reading, "This shield erected by the Presbytery of Saint John, The United Church of Canada, on May 18th 1934 to commemorate the Establishment in 1874 of Saint Andrews’s Kirk, Mother Church of Presbyterianism in New Brunswick."
Inscription. English
Constructed in 1879, on the site of the 1815 “Auld Kirk”, the present church is a faithful representation of the Gothic Revival style. One highlight of the interior is the Gothicized pulpit by local carver John Rogerson.

French
Construite en 1879, à l’emplacement de la “Auld Kirk” (1815), l’église actuelle est une fidèle représentation du style néogothique. A l’intérieur, la chaire de style gothique relisée par le sculpteur local John Rogerson ne manque pas d’attirer l’oeil de visiteurs.
 
Erected by Province of New Brunswick.
 
Location. 45° 16.226′ N, 66° 3.577′ W. Marker is in Saint John, New Brunswick, in Saint John County. Marker is on Germain Street just from Duke Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 176 Germain Street, Saint John, New Brunswick E2L 2G3, Canada.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Troop Fleet in the Days of Sail (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); New Brunswick’s First School of Law (about 180 meters away); First Marine Compound Engine (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); First Steam Fog Horn
Church of Saint Andrew and Saint David Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 11, 2014
2. Church of Saint Andrew and Saint David Marker
The marker is in the garden to the left.
(approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Saint John’s First Wind Grist Mill (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); The Great Fire of 1877/L’incendie de 1877 (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Prince William Street - Before and After the 1877 Fire (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Centerbeam Place (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Saint John.
 
Also see . . .  Our History.... The Church's page for its history. Note that as of the submission date for this marker (September, 2014), there was no actual history provided on the page. (Submitted on September 29, 2014.) 
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.
 
Church of Saint Andrew and Saint David Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 11, 2014
3. Church of Saint Andrew and Saint David Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 26, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 245 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on September 26, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.   2, 3. submitted on September 27, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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