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Item i03454 - Main Street looking northeast to Grace Methodist Church

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Main Street looking northeast to Grace Methodist Church

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1 photograph : sepia

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One of three photographs sent to a Mr. Howden in 1923 by former Winnipeg Resident John Gorrell for Winnipeg's 50 year anniversary jubilee. The photograph came to the City Clerk's Department shortly thereafter.

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Photograph of a muddy Main Street in 1871, facing northeast from around St. Mary Avenue. Featured on the photograph's right-hand side is Grace Methodist Church, located at Main Street and Water Avenue (now William Stephenson Way), which was opened on September 17 of that year.

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P30 File 68 Image 1

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