Beth Israel Jewish Synagogue in Saskatchewan

The Beth Israel Synagogue was built in 1908 in rural Saskatchewan. The property has a cemetery on site that was established in 1906. It is the oldest surviving synagogue in Saskatchewan. In 1906 Jewish settlers from South Africa came to found the Edenbridge Hebrew Colony. They built the synagogue and established the cemtery. It serves

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St. George Romanian Orthodox Church in Dysart, Saskatchewan

St. George Romanian Orthodox Church was located in Dysart, Saskatchewan. Although it had historic status, it sadly could not be protected from the wrecking ball in 2016. St. George Romanian Orthodox church was located in Dysart, Saskatchewan. When I drove through Dysart in  2009 I photographed the outside and as per my routine, tried the

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Abandoned Grace United Church in Saskatchewan

In southwest Saskatchewan there is a small abandoned United Church. It doesn’t look like much from the outside but the interior proved to be neat. Inside the church was the original pulpit, bibles, decorations and a few other items. For an abandoned church it was neat.

Drinkwater United Church in Saskatchewan

The long abandoned United Church in Drinkwater, Saskatchewan. The church was built in 1911, has had a few additions along the way. It was abandoned years ago and to be honest, we never thought it was in any danger or coming down. Fast forward to 2020 when the church was demolished, leaving another empty lot

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