Photos by Barry Wallace
Sharon Temple ~ 198 years young
Illumination - September 8, 2023
The annual illumination of Sharon Temple took place on September 8 at 8 p.m. and featured 12 choral selections by the York Regional Police Community Choir, including three selections that the public attendees participated in. The Temple itself dates from 1825, and Illumination ceremonies by the Children of Peace, began in 1831. Below are photos of the temple and the surrounding grounds taken this past Sunday.
Steep precipitous stairs to the upper levels.
The Willson Study is surrounded by 200-year-old maple trees. David Willson wrote hymns and political papers on the reform movement of the day.
The substantial Doan House was built in 1819 by Ebenezer Doan and indicates the wealth of the Doan family.