St Andrew’s Presbyterian Church at 175 Stone St, South is #20 on the Town of Gananoque’s self guided tour. Its description there reads:
“Gananoque’s oldest church, it was built in 1854 with additions and a spire erected 20 years later. A Mrs. Coates donated the rose window which was brought from Scotland.” (Copies of the tour are available at the Gananoque and 1000 Island Visitor Centre, 10 King East.)
About services at St Andrew’s Presbyterian Church:
There is one worship service on Sunday mornings at 10 am, with Sunday school from the first Sunday after Labour Day through to the second Sunday in June. From their website: “A greeter or two will be standing by the sanctuary door to welcome you but if you arrive after they sit down, then take a bulletin from the table on the right and find a seat wherever you will feel comfortable.”
Some additional facts about St Andrew’s Presbyterian Church:
– Has been designated a heritage building.
– Electricity was installed in 1892.
– The rose window is only one of more than a dozen stain glass windows donated to the church over the years.
– St Andrew’s Presbyterian Church is one of 11 locations with ghost stories you will find on our Ghostly Gananoque page.