Frazer Memorial Church, Springwood

Frazer Memorial Church c.1910the jacaranda tree in front is newly planted In the early 1890s Springwood’s Presbyterians were on the pastoral fringes of their Church. Few in number and without a building, they had been worshiping God for a number of years in a variety of makeshift locations – in the open air beneath a clump of turpentine trees, in the lounge of the Oriental Hotel, and on the screened verandah of Braemar, the private home of one of their congregation. By 1896, however, things had changed. A picturesque church fronted the Western Road in the centre of town, its … Continue reading Frazer Memorial Church, Springwood