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A pictorial history of St. Paul"s Anglican Church, Halifax, Nova Scotia

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Published by Resource Centre Publications, Faculty of Architecture, Technical University of Nova Scotia in Halifax, N.S .
Written in English



  • Halifax (N.S.),
  • Nova Scotia,
  • Halifax


  • St. Paul"s Church (Halifax, N.S.) -- History.,
  • Church decoration and ornament -- Nova Scotia -- Halifax -- History.,
  • Church architecture -- Nova Scotia -- Halifax -- History.,
  • Halifax (N.S.) -- Buildings, structures, etc.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 149-151) and index.

StatementJ. Philip McAleer.
SeriesLibrary of Canadian architecture
LC ClassificationsNA5247.H3585 M37 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination160 p. :
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1142248M
ISBN 100929112199, 0920692362
LC Control Number94112214

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St. Paul's Church is an evangelical Anglican church in downtown Halifax, Nova Scotia, within the Diocese of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island of the Anglican Church of Canada. It is located at the south end of the Grand Parade, an open square in downtown Halifax with Halifax City Hall at the northern end. The church is modelled after Marybone Chapel in Westminster, London, which was .   St. Paul’s was founded in It is the oldest surviving Protestant church in Canada. (There was one in Newfoundland from , but it is no longer standing.) It was the first cathedral of the Church of England outside Britain. Anglican services held in Cape Breton by British chaplain: Founding of Halifax: St. Paul’s Church, Halifax, “oldest Anglican church in Canada” Over 2, Lutherans immigrate: St. John’s Church, Lunenburg established: “Little Dutch Church” First Anglican service in Prince Edward Island:   St. Paul's Church has its significance importance in local history. It had been built with timbers brought by sea from Boston in and remained after the Halifax explosion by then. A nice church with quiet garden outside. The Anglican church TripAdvisor reviews.