Mount Tabor Church was built between 1865 and 1867 as a Wesleyan-Methodist Church, later becoming The United Church of Canada. The driving force behind the construction was Milford’s town Doctor, Dr. Hawtrey Bredin. It is said that when he wasn’t attending to his patients, he would draw timbers and bricks to the site. The Church was dedicated in June, 1867 and June 25, 1967 at the Anniversary service it was announced that Mount Tabor was to be the church was subsequently sold to the Township of South Marysburgh for $1.00 and sat empty until 1985. It was then that six Township women decided that plays to “beat the March blahs” should be performed and The Marysburgh Mummers were born. The Township Council declared Mount Tabor to be the Home of the Marysburgh Mummers and over the years this community theatre group have transformed the church into a beautiful intimate theatre.
To date, the Mummers have performed 16 musicals and over 40 plays. Their next production is:
The Theatre is available for rent and is used annually by Prince Edward Community Theatre and Festival Players of Prince Edward County as well as many musical groups.