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Sharon Temple of the Children of Peace.

Sharon Temple of the Children of Peace.

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Published by York Pioneer and Historical Society in [S.l.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Children of Peace.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsYork Pioneer and Historical Society.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 leaflet
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16920945M

    The Children of Peace: a study of religion and material culture by W. John McIntyre () A short history of Sharon Temple and Historical Museum, Sharon, Ont.(near Newmarket) (Book). Genealogies of the builders of the Sharon Temple.,, Toronto Public Library.

    The designation refers to the Temple on its lot. Heritage Value. Sharon Temple was designated a National Historic Site of Canada in because: of its aesthetic qualities, symbolism and structural design, as an embodiment of the values of he Children of Peace, and as an early example of the conservation of an historic building in Canada. The focus of the book is a group of settlers, led by the Quaker preacher David Willson, who called themselves the Children of Peace. In the midst of the turbulence of the War of , this group built a temple at Hope, a small village a few miles north of York (before it became Toronto).

    Director of organizational advancement with the Sharon Temple Historical Society, Donna McAlear, said the illumination at the temple is a special event done every year, but that this year’s holds special significance because of the anniversary. “At night it .   The Archives of Ontario virtual exhibit, “ Years of Hope: A Celebration of the Sharon Temple and the Children of Peace,” as well as Sharon Temple’s website offer significant information related to the construction of this unique piece of Canada’s architectural heritage and if carefully considered Quaker tendencies remain evident.


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The Children of Peace. The Children of Peace, the builders of the Sharon Temple, embodied contradiction after contradiction. They were a "plain folk", former Quakers with no musical tradition, who went on to create the first civilian band in Canada and build the first organ in.

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The Sharon Temple was built between and It is a stunning piece of architecture, incorporating an Ark of the Covenant, inspirational Banners, Pipe and Barrel Organs and Jacob’s Ladder.

The Temple represents the Children of Peace’s vision of a society based on the values of peace, equality. David Willson, the Children of Peace, the Sharon Temple, and their collective proximity to Joseph Smith—this was a really interesting piece of history that helped me on my journey out.

Children of Peace. The Children of Peace. A religious sect active in the area of Sharon (known as Hope until the s but from the s mainly as Sharon), south of Lake Simcoe, Ont, from the second to the ninth decade of the 19th century.

Maintaining a membership of a few hundred, the community rose and declined with its leader. Constructed between and by the “Children of Peace,” the Sharon Temple has changed and evolved throughout the years, from a meeting place to raise funds for the poor, emphasizing the importance of charity, to its current life as museum and historic site.

On Septem join Megan Houston, Education and Outreach Co-ordinator for Sharon Temple. The Children of Peace (–) was an Upper Canadian Quaker sect under the leadership of David Willson, known also as 'Davidites', who separated during the War of from the Yonge Street Monthly Meeting in what is now Newmarket, Ontario, and moved to the Willsons' farm.

Their last service was held in the Sharon Temple in   The Sharon Temple, which was built to serve as the headquarters for the Children of Peace. (Steve Paikin) (Steve Paikin) That the Sharon Temple is. The Temple of the Children of Peace in the village of Sharon – with its Ark of the Covenant, inspirational Banners, Pipe and Barrel Organs and Jacob’s Ladder – was completed in the emerging Upper Canada of History of the Sharon Temple.

The Sharon Temple was constructed by the Children of Peace, an Upper Canada Quaker sect from – The Temple is an architectural symbol of their vision of a society based on the values of peace, equality and social justice.

It opened as a museum in and was designated a National Historic Site in The guide to this peaceful centre in which innocence and experience, joy and misery, heaven and hell are joined is light or wisdom. Willson’s passion for light, both inner and outer, can still be seen in the temple he designed as early aswhich the Children of Peace, led by master builder Ebenezer Doan.

Sharon, Ontario is located approx 75kms north of the City of Toronto. It is home to the Sharon Temple, which was built for the Children of Peace by their founder David Willson between to 4square: an Introduction to the Sharon Temple National Historic Site, to the Children of Peace Who Made It, and To Their Place in the History of Canada Before Canada by Fram, Mark, Schrauwers, Albert and a great selection of related books, art.

Constructed between and by the “Children of Peace,” the Sharon Temple has changed and evolved throughout the years, from a meeting place to raise funds for the poor. The temple of the Children of Peace at Sharon is an architectural masterpiece expressing in dramatic form the ideas of David Willson, a charismatic religious leader in early 19th century Upper Canada.

The architectural elements of the Temple combine to express a singular religious vision of the most striking beauty. In a small town north of Toronto there stands a beautiful and unusual church, well known locally as the Sharon Temple.

It is the last remaining evidence of a nineteenth-century Quaker sect, the Children of Peace, one of the few exmaples of a millennarian movement in Canada. Albert Schrauwers explores the history of this intriguing group, which rebuilt Solomon's Temple.

Read - Awaiting the Millennium: The Children of Peace and the Village of Hope, Albert Schrauwers - desLibris. The Sharon Temple is located in the village of Sharon, Ontario.

The temple was built by the Children of Peace under the leadership of David Willson between andand served the congregation until the s. Get this from a library. 4square: an introduction to the Sharon Temple National Historic Site, to the Children of Peace who made it, and to their place in the history of Canada before Canada.

[Mark Fram; Albert Schrauwers]. Sharon, Ontario. On the recommendation of an architect friend, I recently discovered an architectural beauty in the midst of farmland on the edge of this remote village, an hour's drive north of Toronto.

The Temple was built in seven years between and by the Children of Peace, a breakaway Quaker sect that never numbered more than Author: Jules Lubbock. 4square book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.3/5(1).Ebenezer Doan, Jr.

(–) was the Master Builder or architect-contractor in charge of designing and building the Sharon Temple, a National Historic Site of was a highly accomplished builder, as evidenced by the creative techniques used in the temple structure. Doan was an early Quaker immigrant from Bucks County, Pennsylvania who joined the Children of Peace .Originally a place of worship opened in for a group of former Quakers known as the Children of Peace, the Sharon Temple first became a county museum in In the s the focus of the museum began to shift to the history of the Children of Peace, and in the s a popular musical program known as “Music at Sharon” was launched.