Photograph shows exterior views of five Brandon churches: Baptist Church, Presbyterian Church, St. Matthew's Church, Catholic Church and Monastery, and Methodist Church.
Part of "Christie's Brandon Series of Six Colored Picture Postcards of Brandon, Manitoba, The Crown Series, Published by Christie's Bookstore, Brandon, Man." [note: missing sixth postcard]. Writing on the front of the photograph reads: Baptist Church, Presbyterian Church Brandon Man., St. Matthew's Church, Catholic Church and Monastery, Methodist Church.
Brandon's first church; Showing renovations of 1895; A new building started construction in 1898, its cornerstone laid in 1899 by Mrs. Clifford Sifton.
For custodial history see the collection level description of the Lawrence Stuckey collection.
Scope and Content
First Methodist Church, 1881-1899
Located on 7th St. between Lorne & Louise Ave's.
People in photo, L to R: Mrs. Adams, Mrs. Leegh, Mrs. Van Tassel, Mrs. Ashley, B. Trotter, Mrs. Trotter, Rev. Leonard Gaetz, Mrs. Bodden, Rev. Darrel, J. Sproul, E. Bennest, D. Reesor, Mr. Bodden, T. Butcher; From collection of Central United Church.