No. 908 - St Marys - Holy Trinity Anglican Church
St Marys is a small township at the junction of the Tasman Highway and the Esk Highway on the East Coast of Tasmania. It was once the eastern terminus for the Fingal Railway. The town is part of the Break O'Day Council.
Holy Trinity Anglican Church is a modern functional building which replaced a timber church built in 1896. The foundation stone of the first church is on display in the foyer of the new building while the original bell hangs in a small bell tower near the entrance to the church.
Construction of the new church was completed in March 1988. The building was dedicated by Bishop Newell on Palm Sunday, 27 March 1988. Holy Trinity is part of the Break O’ Day Anglican parish which comprises of two other churches; one at St Helen’s and the other at Pyengana.
* All photographs used in this article are my own.
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