Oakville Images
[Elmsdale, Nova Scotia]


Description
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Postcards
Description:
A postcard of the Presbyterian Church in Elmsdale, Nova Scotia, to Rev. R. B. Layton in Kentville, Nova Scotia, from A. H. Keyes in Elmsdale.
Notes:
Rev. John Cameron (1817-1907) became the Presbyterian minister in Elmsdale, Nova Scotia in 1844. He moved his family from Nine Mile River in 1862 to a large home (not a manse) in Elmsdale the same year that Elmsdale Presbyterian Church was completed. Cameron practiced his sermons by bellowing them out from the balcony of his new home. From there, he could see the church and thus knew when to depart on Sunday mornings by the number of his flock standing outside waiting for him.
He left Elmsdale in 1879 and was replaced by Rev. Jacob Layton (1879-1931) who preached there until 1895. One of his sons became Rev. R.B. Layton.
Today the church is St. Matthew’s Presbyterian Church.
Inscriptions:
Reverse:
Remittance received thanks
A.H. Keyes
Date of Original:
April 1921
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
OILL0055
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Latitude: 44.9576072029795 Longitude: -63.5195159912109
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
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[Elmsdale, Nova Scotia]


A postcard of the Presbyterian Church in Elmsdale, Nova Scotia, to Rev. R. B. Layton in Kentville, Nova Scotia, from A. H. Keyes in Elmsdale.