Time Line

TIME LINE

     St. Andrew’s

The World

The Year YOU visit us at St. Andrew’s 2014
  2010  Icelandic Volcano ash grounds most European air travel.
Sewer and Water lines Run to Church and Manse. 2009
Ontario Lieutenant Governor opens access ramp   2008  Sub prime Mortgages sink World Stock Markets.
Pastor’s assistant added     2004  Tsunami kills over 150,000
Parking Lot Paved & Lighting improved   2001 . 9/11 – N.Y. World Trade Center
. 2000  World welcomes the new Millennium
Church Steeple Restored   1992 .
Restoration of Church Sanctuary   1990 .Hubble Telescope Launched
. 1989  Berlin Wall falls
. 1976  Olympic Games held in Montreal
Church’s “Burns Supper” Tradition Starts   1970 .
Present Day Manse Building Erected   1966 .
Christian Education Hall Building Erected   1957  Sputnik Launched
. 1954  Hurricane Hazel Hits Toronto
. 1946  Scarborough Township Sesquicentennial
 Rev. A. L. Burch D.D. passes away at  manse.  1939  World War II Starts
Horse Sheds Removed from Church Property   1937 .
Electric Power to the Church and Manse   1930 .
. 1929  The Great Depression
. 1925  Queen Alexandra Dies
David & Mary Thomson Memorial Dedicated   1921 .
. 1920  First Radio broadcasting stations opened. 
. 1914  World War I Starts
St. Andrew’s Diamond Jubilee   1910 .
. 1909  Henry Ford Builds first Model “T”
. 1903  Wright Brothers First Powered Flight
. 1901  Queen Victoria Dies
Centennial Memorial Library Building   1896 .
Renovations added the existing oak pews   1893  World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago
 The first organ at St.Andrew’s installed   1889  
Present Spruce trees planted   1887  The First Roller Coaster Built
. 1869  Timothy Eaton opens first store.
“Sexton’s House” Built  1883 .
. 1882  Panama Canal Started
Frame Sunday School Building Erected   1879 .
. 1867  Canadian Confederation
. 1865  US Civil War ends – Abraham Lincoln Shot 
Second Manse Built   1853 .Debut of Sherlock Holmes
Present Church Structure Built   1849 .
. 1847  Alexander Graham Bell is Born  (in Scotland)
First Manse Built   1833 .
Small Church Erected on 1 acre lot  1819  Scottish Inventor  James Watt Died 
Rev. Jenkins Formed 1st. Congregation 

1818

 Sir John A. Macdonald is just 3 yrs old.
(Still in Scotland)

 Church Land is Part of the Thomson Farm  

1815  Battle of Waterloo Napoleon Defeated