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Sharon National Historic Site and Museum ~ Sharon Ontario ~ Canada - Former Church - Museum

Sharon National Historic Site and Museum ~ Sharon Ontario ~ Canada -  Former Church - Museum

This plain folk of former Quakers led tHistory of the Temple
History of the Temple
The country’s first farmers’ co-operative, built its first shelter for the homeless, and played a key role in the development of democracy by ensuring the elections of William Lyon Mackenzie, and both fathers of responsible government – Robert Baldwin and Louis-Hippolyte LaFontaine – in the formative years before Canadian confederation.

The center piece of their activity was The Temple. Completed in 1832 and restored in 2011, it is now part of the Sharon National Historic Site, which encompasses nine historic buildings in a park like setting

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Photo prise @ East Gwillimbury le 9 novembre 2018 (© Onasill ~ Bill Badzo- - Returning Comments / Flickr)

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