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Historical Churches and Libraries In Mussoorie

Public Library in Mussoorie

Public Library

A Victorian-style Library, built in the mid-19th century, stands proud towards the end of the Mall. This Library permits access only to members and it may not be possible to gain entry inside.

Old Union Church In Mussoorie

Old Union Church

Old Union Church is situated just past Picture Palace. (A place were Mussoorie's first picture theatre was established).

Methodist Church In Mussoorie

Methodist Church

Situated on the main Mall Road in Kulri Bazar, the church is almost a century old.

Tilak Library In Mussoorie

Tilak Library

Earlier known as Mussoorie Library, an ancient library situated at the end of the Mall Road at Kulri, Mussoorie. Tilak Library owes its origins (1841) to Mr. Mackinnon, whose portrait still hangs in its reference room. Mackinnon was one of the leading men in Mussoorie owing to his energy and public spirit. The library is now open for general public and subscription can be availed at a very nominal cost.

Kellogg Church In Mussoorie

Kellogg Church

The Kellogg Memorial Church was built as a Presbyterian church in 1903 and was also the home of the Landour Language School where British people were taught Hindi at that time. The church was named for Rev, Dr. Samuel H. Kellogg (1839-1899), an American Presbyterian missionary active in Landour who wrote the best 19th century grammar of Hindi in English. The Language school is still being run today. Located enroute Lal Tibba.

ST. Paul's Church In Mussoorie

ST. Paul's Church

St. Paul's Church is an Anglican church in Landour, India. The church was built in 1839 and first consecrated on 1 May 1840, by Bishop Daniel Wilson of Calcutta. [1] From 1840 to 1947, the church was run by military chaplains and was the premier church for the cantonment being used primarily by the British residents of Landour associated with the area and the British Military Hospital during the British Raj. Located near char dukan.

Christ Church In Mussoorie

Christ Church

While holidaying in Mussoorie, most tourists miss out on the famous historical landmark called Christchurch. It is situated near Kasmanda Palace, now a heritage Property near Library Point. Completed on 16 May 1836, it is a beautiful landmark with its Gothic Design and the pre-Raphaelite stained glass windows. As one enters the front yard of the church, one is greeted by a "Deodar" tree planted by the Princess of Wales on Sunday, 4 March, 1906 after attending morning service at Christchurch. She went to become Queen Mary. The massive structure during that time was erected by private donation for the use of British residents. Subsequently, many changes were made to the original building, notably in 1853, when the chancel, transepts and gothic style roof were added, as a result enlarging the building considerably.