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Methodist Episcopal Church, Colborne, ON

August 28, 2017

It’s refreshing (and quite unusual) to find Canadian examples among the postcards on the auction site that dare not speak its name. These last two or three weeks yielded four or five—not all of which are posted yet.

Here is the Methodist church in Colborne, Ontario, about a third the distance between Toronto and Montréal. The architect in 1900-1901 was Marshall Benjamin Aylesworth [1950-1911]. The two principal elements, auditorium and Sunday school, are clearly expressed as gables along the building’s left side. Interior photos haven’t been located, but the entry is unusual indeed:

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