Latlng: (44.896915, -78.624082)

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Haliburton County

Gelert Ghost Church

Discovered by clay70
Created Jul 22 2010
Recent status Collapsed
Category Church
City Haliburton County, Ontario
Location # 1783

Gelert is a ghost town east of Minden. This is one of the most amazing abandoned churches I have ever found. It is hidden behind the trees, in downtown Gelert, beside the old abandoned general store. It is hard to see-- so drive by real slow. It is open and rotting inside, but still has its pews and other goodies. The next door neighbours were nice enough to let me enter via their property.

Latlng: (44.896915, -78.624082)


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clay70 There is no reason this had to happen..The locals are lazy- very lazy...Some support beams could have prevented this...
Jul 21 2015
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timo explorer I finally got my chance to visit the church, and low and behold, the roof has caved in!!! No evidence of fire and the walls seem somewhat stable, but the roof is gone. See my pics for the devastation.
Jul 21 2015
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clay70 Thanks Dave..I loved your story of the couple who showed
Mar 15 2011
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Golson Moldon Wow..thats a nice find...I could spend hours there.
Jul 27 2010
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spydrgyrl Wow! It looks amazing! I will have to stop in when I'm up in a few weeks!
Jul 22 2010
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rcouper Great Find. Looks untouched - except by time.
Jul 22 2010