There are eighteen churches of various Christian denominations within a mile of my house. Here are numbers sixteen, seventeen, and eighteen, plus one that used to be a church but is no longer, I think. It’s hard to tell. The principal character in Candide, by Voltaire, is travelling the cruel and savage world when he […]
Apparently, this part of Edmonton was once in the Guinness Book of World Records for having the greatest number of churches. I cannot prove this because I can’t find that record on their website, but I believe it. I have been photographing the churches within a one-mile walking distance from my house and so far […]
I have previously posted some pictures of the many churches in my neighbourhood that are representative of the many different nationalities and faiths of the people who originally populated, and currently live in, Edmonton. Here are a few more.
The residential area close to the core of the city of Edmonton was first developed about a hundred years ago. Some of the houses in my street date back to the 1920s, and they were originally occupied by immigrants to Canada. Each group of newcomers settled close to each other and each new group built […]