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Address: County Road 18, (The King's Road) | South Glengarry, Cornwall, Ontario K0C 2J0, Canada
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Beautiful Place for a Visit

If you enjoy a small bit of history. Swing by and go for a walk around the ruins. You'll be able to see the church bell on display. Yes it is but a mere shell of what once was a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
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Ontario
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

If you enjoy a small bit of history. Swing by and go for a walk around the ruins. You'll be able to see the church bell on display. Yes it is but a mere shell of what once was a beautiful church, it is still a remarkable place to visit. Being able to peruse through the ruins is just amazing...many... More 

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Cornwall, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

This historic Roman Catholic church was built in the early 1800's and was destroyed by fire in 1970. The graveyard dates back to the early pioneers in the area and is a popular spot for people to explore the roots of the area. The building shell has been stabilized and stands as a monument for all to enjoy. There is... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

It a church that burned down and never got rebuilt. I liked taking a look at the stone work construction. There is a cast iron church bell that fell down during the fire to see. I liked that it didn't cost much to visit .

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

If you have any interest in the local history, then this is a good place to visit. The ruins are on the site of the location where the local infantry regiment was raised in the early part of the 19th century. On a good day, you might catch a piper playing a pibroch...

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Cornwall, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

I mean this is not like Disneyworld or anything like that... but it is a hidden pearl in the middle of nowhere. It is packed with history and tells a story. I wish that the stories were written somewhere on the walls though with explanations and all. But even without that, there is a story to be understood that the... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Interesting place to visit when in the area. Old church (1821) which burned down in 1970 was nicely restored and opened for visitors.

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Was not aware we had these kinds of ruins in Canada. Quite special and well maintained after all. Very nice historical landmark. And not far from main roads. Good place for pictures.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Fascinating how well the ruins after the fire yrs ago have been preserved-in a beautiful natural setting .Great pace to take pics .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

It is actually beautiful. It is fairly easy to find, it is on County Route 18 about 1 mile West of county route 34.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

Bring your lunch, spend some time in the quiet countryside. Historical landmark. Sitting inside thr ruins on the benches provided by the church will bring you peace and serenity. The original bell is still present. Many families take memorable pictures on the ruins property. The historical society has done a spectacular job maintaining the ruins.

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