Item 2015-1.103 - Preston Mennonite Church cornerstone laying

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CA MAO 2015-1.103


Preston Mennonite Church cornerstone laying


  • 12 Oct 1953 (Creation)

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Donated to the Archives by Sherwood Hagey in 2017

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David Bechtel, George Hagey, and Bruce Witmer, descendants of pioneer families in the congregation, participating in the cornerstone laying ceremony for the new Preston Mennonite Church on Concession Road, October 12, 1953. The original church building (known as Hagey Mennonite Church) had been destroyed by fire in February of that year. Also seen in the photograph are are Rev. Merle Shantz and Rev. Roy Koch, as well as an unidentified man in the foreground.

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Price: 5.00
Megapixels: 1.2
Resolution: 1361x915

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