St. Alban’s Centre

A great place to learn about this area

Nestled among ancient trees between the Glenora Ferry and Bath is the picturesque heritage building known as St. Alban’s Centre. Brimming with history and beautiful and unique architectural features, St Alban’s has a lot to offer the curious visitor. 

Church tours, an outdoor Café (from May to October), a used Book Room and permanent garage sale are just some of the enticing features that make St Alban’s a must see in Adolphustown. 

Our Escape Room, concerts and special events have become popular attractions for locals and tourists alike. 

The cornerstone for St. Alban’s the Martyr UEL Memorial Church was laid in 1884 on the Centennial of the landing of the first Loyalists in Adolphus Reach. One of its most unique design elements are the sixty-four Minton commemorative tiles that encircle the interior of the church.

  These encaustic tiles, memorialize various United Empire Loyalists and other early settlers. The only other examples of encaustic tiles of this quality in North America are in the U.S. Congress buildings in Washington, D.C. 

The cornerstone was laid for St. Alban's
Minton commemorative tiles encircle the interior

Come ring the bell and celebrate the unique history of this beloved landmark

Fun Facts

  • St. Alban’s ceiling resembles an upside-down ship
  • The church once hosted ice Cream socials, Saturday night dances, local theatre groups and choirs and even baseball teams.
  • St Alban’s has its own version of a Liberty bell.
  • Come find out more.

Location and more details:

10419 Highway 33, Greater Napanee

Tel: 613.373.2167


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