Guide:
Name: Rev. Peter D. Cazaly
When
Date: May 04, 2014
Time: 1:30 PM
Duration: 1.0 hr
Language: English
Where
Start: St. Alban's church main entrance on Daly Street
End: the same
Area: Sandy Hill (corner of King Edward Avenue and Daly street)
Distance: km
Accessibility:
The church and its property is completely accessible. There are accessible washrooms on every level.

Agnes Macdonald and St. Alban's Church



Description

Stalbans

St. Alban's Church at Daly & King Edward in Sandy Hill is Ottawa's oldest surviving church building.  Many of Canada's political leaders attended St. Alban's, including Sir John A. Macdonald and his wife Agnes.   This walk will focus on the life of Agnes Macdonald and her involvement with the church and its social ministries in the 19th century.


Route

The walk will be around the perimeter of the church and within a block of the church property.


About

Rev. Peter Cazaly is Pastoral Associate of St. Alban's Church, chaplain of Centre 454, a community ministry in the church and is the former historian of Upper Canada Village, a living history museum of 19th century Canada.