St Luke’s

By: Lesley

May 20 2011

Category: Burlington, sacred


Focal Length:5.7mm
Shutter:1/0 sec

A brooding spring sky over St Luke’s Anglican Church.  Built in 1834, it is the oldest church in Burlington and is on land that was given to Joseph Brant, the famous Native leader, for his services to British-Canadian forces during the American Revolution, which in turn was given to his daughter, who donated it for the first Anglican church in Halton.

Participating in SkyWatch Friday

13 comments on “St Luke’s”

  1. What a lovely church and the sky behind is beautiful. Great capture! Happy skywatching!

  2. Very interesting about the connection to Joseph Brandt, Lesley!

  3. Oh Lesley, that is such a lovely picture and the sweet little church that beckons you to come inside.

  4. Quite a lovely profile against that sky!

  5. Love the over all colors. Great photo!

  6. What a quaint church, and a beautiful sky. I like the way the photo is framed by the trees.

  7. It’s a beautiful building, and set off by a beautiful sky.

  8. A gorgeous and simple church. Lovely shot!

  9. It’s a beautiful church.

  10. Beautiful sky over that lovely little church–such a nice shot. Mickie 🙂

  11. «Louis» is always fascinated with church architecture, so he enjoyed seeing this image.


  12. Brooding sky, indeed. This church is interesting and majestic with the clapboard and lovely railings. Nice capture!

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