Glengarry Congregational Church

Glengarry Congregational Church (HM1GDG)

Location: Maxville, Ontario K0C 1T0 Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry United Counties
Country: Canada

N 45° 18.719', W 74° 52.529'

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1837


This log structure, completed in 1837, is the oldest remaining chapel in Ontario built by Congregationalists. Its first minister, the Reverend William McKillican (1776-1849), emigrated to Canada from Scotland in 1816, and settled in Glengarry the following year. Here, in 1823, he established one of the earliest congregations of his denomination in Upper Canada and ministered throughout the surrounding region. He was succeeded by his son John (1824-1911) who first preached in this chapel in 1850, and was ordained here the following year. During the next sixty years local attendance diminished, and by about 1912 the building fell into disuse. In 1920 it was sold to the nearby Gordon Presbyterian Church.
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HM NumberHM1GDG
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Placed ByArchaeological and Historic Sites Board of Ontario
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Date Added Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 7:28am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 509760 N 5017616
Decimal Degrees45.31198333, -74.87548333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 45° 18.719', W 74° 52.529'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds45° 18' 43.14" N, 74° 52' 31.74" W
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Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 18050-18204 Concession Rd 14, Maxville Ontario K0C 1T0, CA
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