File XV-78 - Mennonite Churches of Cambridge 200th Anniversary photograph album

Picnickers at Settlers Fork Park Picnickers at Settlers Fork Park Old elm at Settlers Fork Park Banquet at Fairview Home auditorium Banquet at Fairview Home auditorium Preston and Wanner Mennonite churches choir singing Picnic at Settlers Fork Park Souvenirs made from elm tree at Settlers Fork Park Barbecue at Settlers Fork Park Edna, Lois and Harold being interviewed by a reporter
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CA MAO XV-78

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Mennonite Churches of Cambridge 200th Anniversary photograph album

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  • Jul 2001 (Creation)
  • 15-17 Sept 2000 (Creation)

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Donated to the Mennonite Archives of Ontario by Sherwood Hagey in March 2017

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Album of photos taken during the 200th Anniversary celebrations of the Mennonite Churches of Cambridge (Wanner and Preston Mennonite Churches) from September 15 to 17, 2000.

The weekend began on Friday night with a banquet and program at Fairview Mennonite Home. Saturday featured a picnic and program at Linear Park. A portion of this park was on this day was renamed Settlers Fork Park. A commemorative plaque was unveiled for the stump of an old elm tree at the park, and clocks made from the tree's wood were presented to representatives of the Preston and Wanner churches. This was followed by tours of the Pioneer Tower, Sherk homestead, Blair, Hagey, and Wanner cemeteries, and Preston and Wanner Mennonite churches. The weekend concluded on Sunday with a joint worship service and finger food lunch at Preston Mennonite Church.

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XV-78 (s.c.). Mennonite Churches of Cambridge fonds, Mennonite Archives of Ontario. A sampling of photographs from this album have been described in MAID at the item level. The original, complete album is located in XV-78 (s.c.).

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