PHOTOlog | county line town HALDIMAND

Sinclairville, Ontario, church, cemetery, boundary

Sinclairville, “on the Seneca side”; this town straddles two Counties. This brick structure, in 1907, replaced the original white frame Methodist church built in 1857. Photo credit: Lisa Rance, September 2015

HALDIMAND County | Seneca Township

PHOTOlog | Quaker presence ELGIN

Sparta, Ontario, historical, Quaker, church

Sparta Quaker Meeting House, 1824. Photo credit: Lisa Rance, June 2015

ELGIN County | Yarmouth Township

PHOTOlog | bypass the bypass ONTARIO

historic country church, Ontario, Canada, residential conversion

When a parkway/highway is built to curve around a small town in rural Ontario, sometimes one misses a bright corner of the world. Brakes were built to be used. Manchester Primitive Methodist Church, 1866. Photo credit: Lisa Rance, May 2015

Another bright spot in a iffy-weather day in Manchester.  Photo credit: Lisa Rance, May 2015

Another bright spot on an iffy-weather day in Manchester. History all around, but this was shiny! Photo credit: Lisa Rance, May 2015

ONTARIO County | Reach Township

PHOTOlog | church as residence GREY

Mount Forest, Ontario, church, residential-conversion

Southgate church, 1907, now a private residence, tucked behind cedars. Photo credit: Lisa Rance, April 2015

GREY County | Egremont Township

PHOTOlog | church atop hill GREY

Dornoch, Ontario, historic, church, brickwork

St. Paul’s Roman Catholic church, Dornoch, established 1857, rebuilt 1890. Photo credit: Lisa Rance, April 2015

GREY County | Glenelg Township

PHOTOlog | woodland church MUSKOKA

“Ruskoka” near Bracebridge, a retreat operated by the Russian Orthodox Church community in Toronto. Not visible from any road, and the sign has since been removed, so now is an elusive “gem” in the bush. Photo credit: Lisa Rance, August 2014

Russian Orthodox log-construction church, Muskoka, northern Ontario, Canada

MUSKOKA District | McLean Township

PHOTOlog | 150th year anniversary WENTWORTH

pre-Confederation fieldstone church, rural ontario

West Flamboro Presbyterian Church, built 1865 at Christie’s Corners for its pre-existing congregation, celebrates its 150th Anniversary in 2015. Photo credit: Lisa Rance, February 2014

WENTWORTH County | Flamboro West Township

PHOTOlog | ravine villages HALTON

Limehouse, Georgetown, Ontario, historical village

Limehouse Methodist church built 1867, now Limehouse Memorial Hall. Photo credit: Lisa Rance, November 2014

HALTON County | Esquesing North Township

PHOTOlog | quaker heritage ONTARIO

Quaker meeting house, Uxbridge, Ontario

Quaker Meeting House, Uxbridge, est. 1820. Photo credit: Lisa Rance, July 2014

ONTARIO County | Uxbridge Township

PHOTOlog | loyalist history BRANT

Brantford, Ontario, historical, Mohawk Chapel, Joseph Brant, Loyalist

Mohawk Chapel and burial place of Joseph Brant, Brantford. Photo credit: Lisa Rance, February 2014

BRANT County | Brantford East Township