Wednesday, 24 May 2017

Temperance Gymnasium Sign


Set up in the 1880's in Lisburn for young men, the Temperance Institute Gymnasium gave them somewhere to train and keep out of the public houses.


Presently the hall is used as part of the Bridge Community facility for public events.

Linking with SIGNS, SIGNS HERE

21 comments:

  1. ...a good idea in its day.

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  2. I wonder if it worked to keep the young guys away from the pubs.

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  3. Nice to see that the building is still being used. Hope you have a lovely evening.

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  4. I like how the name is still visible. Good to see the building is alive and well and used.

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  5. Hello, it seems like this building has had some great uses. Have a great day!

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  6. Nice to hear the building is still being used.

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  7. The building looks to be in great shape, it's being used and the community embraces it. Have a wonderful evening.

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  8. Very interesting Building

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  9. Very interesting Building

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  10. I wonder if the institute worked in training young men to stay out of pubs...
    Great sign catch!

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  11. I will drink to that, but perhaps I am not in the true spirit of this organization.

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  12. I would love to be able to stroll back and see what living it has seen!

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  13. Interesting, good to know building is being used.

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  14. Good that the building is put to good use. Have a beautiful day!

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  15. with that strong brick work, it will stand forever. it's had good uses!!!

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  16. Perhaps we need more of these today?

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