August Hawkins and his sister Prudence around 1900

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Photo ID: 9
Name: St. James Church
Type: Modern
Date: 24 Oct 2002
Site Data Sheet Link Code: Br28A
Inventory Name: St. James Episcopal Church
Address: 260 Beaver Dam Road at Bay Road
Source: Deitz
Source Call Number: 021024/P1010006

Comment: From Beaver Dam Rd., looking southeast.

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Photo ID: 10
Name: Wiswall Drawing
Type: Drawing
Date: 2002
Site Data Sheet Link Code: Br28A
Inventory Name: St. James Episcopal Church
Address: 260 Beaver Dam Road at Bay Road
Source: Ann Wiswall
Source Call Number:

Comment: From Beaver Dam Rd., looking southwesterly. The old oak tree shown in front of the church was over 200 years old. It became necessary to remove it in 1995, and a cross section of the trunk may be seen at the Post-Morrow Foundation headquarters on Bay Road. See also postcard picture below.

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Photo ID: 240
Name: St. James Church
Type: Post Card
Date: 1905
Site Data Sheet Link Code: Br28A
Inventory Name: St. James Episcopal Church
Address: 260 Beaver Dam Road at Bay Road
Source: Post-Morrow
Source Call Number: RG3 Series 3

Comment: This is probably the earliest view found so far of the church. Oak tree is present. Rural setting is emphasized by the farm fence.

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Photo ID: 104
Name: St. James Church
Type: Post Card
Date: before 1961
Site Data Sheet Link Code: Br28A
Inventory Name: St. James Episcopal Church
Address: 260 Beaver Dam Road at Bay Road
Source: Post-Morrow / Deitz
Source Call Number: RG1 Series 1 / JD personal collection

Comment: From the collection of post cards at the Post-Morrow Foundation. This picture shows the original "gothic" steeple. The gothic steeple was replaced with the present "memorial" tower in 1961.

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Photo ID: 129
Name: St. James Church with Oak Tree
Type: Post Card
Date: uncertain
Site Data Sheet Link Code: Br28A
Inventory Name: St. James Episcopal Church
Address: 260 Beaver Dam Road at Bay Road
Source: Post-Morrow
Source Call Number: RG7 Series 3

Comment: In this picture of St. James' Church, the ancient oak tree is shown.

Date Entry Modified:
Photo ID: 513
Name: Ancient Oak Tree, St. Jame Church
Type: Modern
Date: 21 November 1995
Site Data Sheet Link Code: Br28A
Inventory Name: St. James Episcopal Church
Address: 260 Beaver Dam Road at Bay Road
Source: Deitz
Source Call Number: StJamesChurch/StJamesOakTree

Comment: The ancient oak tree that sat at the edge of Beaver Dam Road near the St. James Church can be seen in many early photographs. By 1995 it had becomed diseased and died, dispite community efforts to save it. A cross-section of the tree may be found on the grounds of the Post Morrow Foundation, on Bay Road. Article is from the South Shore Press, November 21, 1995.

Date Entry Modified: 10/24/2009 12:00:00 AM