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Woodbridge Presbyterian (1877)
7971 Kipling Ave

Quick Facts:

Construction Materials:

dichromatic brick, stained glass window with trefoil, bell tower with iron cresting

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  • The price of the church costed the same as what an organ would cost in 1877.  In order to cover the cost, there was a subscription service "Village people and Mechanics three months between payments and to Farmers six months said instalments to be kept up for two years"

    • Reference: "Session Minutes 1875 to 1918," York County Records:  Woodbridge Presbyterian Church (G.S. 6420, Archives of Ontario), 1876

  • In October 1954, Hurricane Hazel flooded the lower half of the village of Woodbridge. The church is at a higher elevation and was used as a relief centre for people that were effected by the floods.

Research provided by Gioia Pitimada.

Sources:

Macfarlane, Catherine, and Patricia Somerville. A History of Vaughan Township Churches. Vaughan Township Historical Society, 1985.

Vaughan Register of Property of Cultural Heritage Value, City of Vaughan, 2005.

 

Goldsmith Borgal and Company Architects. Woodbridge Heritage Conservation District Study and Plan, 2009.

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