Eden Mills

Wesleyan Sabbath School

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Venue Name *

Wesleyan Sabbath School

Type

Church

DATES

From

1861

Location

"Wesleyan Sabbath School, Eden Mills, Halton (halteden00_001) (492885)"

Overview

Address: 19 Cedar Street, Eden Mills ON, N0B 1P0

Wesleyan Sabbath School was taught from here.

Church History

Eden Mills Methodist Church was built in 1861 and became a United Church in 1925.

1883-1884 Wellington County Directory

The Canada Methodist Church is a stone building seating 250 and was erected in 1861. Services at 2:30pm Sunday School at 1pm. There are 100 members. Rev. John W. Freeman of Rockwood officiates.


krassoc. "Eden Mills Methodist Church - Eramosa Township, Wellington County, Ontario." Fadedgenes: A Chronicle of the people of the Methodist Church in Canada, 25 Dec. 2014, krassoc.wordpress.com/2014/12/25/eden-mills-methodist-church-eramosa-township-wellington-county-ontario/


In 2014 the church was sold to the Eden Mills Writers' Festival, and it has transformed the church into rentable board room and chapel space.


Current Status

Now known as Rivermead, home of the Eden Mills Writers' Festival.

Eden Mills Writers' Festival. "Rivermead Rentals." Eden Mills Writer's Festival, emwritersfestival.wordpress.com/rivermead-rentals/

Sources

Frank, Day. "Here and There in Eramosa; an Historical Sketch of the Early Years, and of the People and Events Contributing to the Growth and Development of the Township." our roots: Canada's Local Histories Online, 2006, www.ourroots.ca/e/page.aspx?id=2866020

krassoc. "Eden Mills Methodist Church - Eramosa Township, Wellington County, Ontario." Fadedgenes: A Chronicle of the people of the Methodist Church in Canada, 25 Dec. 2014, krassoc.wordpress.com/2014/12/25/eden-mills-methodist-church-eramosa-township-wellington-county-ontario/

Shuttleworth, Joanne. "Eden Mills Writers' Festival buys historic church in Eden Mills." Guelph Mercury Tribune, Feb 17, 2015, www.guelphmercury.com/news-story/5342767-eden-mills-writers-festival-buys-historic-church-in-eden-mills/

Eden Mills Writers' Festival. "Rivermead Rentals." Eden Mills Writer's Festival, emwritersfestival.wordpress.com/rivermead-rentals/