Mary’s Mount Rest Home: Picturing Canterbury

Mary's Mount Rest Home. Christchurch Star Archive. In copyright. CCL-StarP-05352A.

Exterior of Mary's Mount Rest Home on Summit Road on the Cashmere Hills shortly prior to being privately sold at auction. 26 March 1977.

Mary's Mount Rest Home, also known as the Nuns' Retreat or the Lewisham Rest Home, was built for the Little Sisters of Mercy. It was opened by Bishop Brodie on 4 December 1927. 

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The Discovery Wall is a large interactive exhibition which allows several people to simultaneously explore images and stories of the history of the people and places of Christchurch. Images displayed on the Wall can also be found on the Discovery Wall website.

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