Photo-Art by Neil de Boer

Doors Open Waterloo Region 2014 – Schnurr’s Hall & Groceries

Schnurr General Store

Schnurr General Store

Schnurr General Store in Linwood was the first site we visited on the Doors Open Waterloo Region event last weekend. I has a fascinating collection of memorabilia.

Schnurr’s Hall hosted community events, meetings, musical shows and a circuit court from 1910 to the 1950s. Remarkably, it has been preserved intact as it was over 75 years ago, with original stage, theatrical sets, walls, floor, ceiling and more – a rare heritage interior. Downstairs, Schnurr’s Grocery is Canada’s oldest independent, family-owned and -operated grocery store.

Click on the pictures below to see larger. Note: four of these pictures were taken by my wife Elizabeth.

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4 responses

  1. Oh, good grief, I had skates like that, but without the rust! 🙂

    How wonderful that the store and hall are there for folks to see.

    September 24, 2014 at 9:21 pm

  2. Wonderful photos of a great venue!

    September 25, 2014 at 9:18 pm

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