Salem Chapel British Methodist Episcopal Church

Abolition, slavery, Salem Chapel, Salem Chapel British Methodist Episcopal Church, St. Catharines, Ontario

Salem Chapel in St. Catharines, Ontario, was one of several refugee-formed churches that organized relief for destitute Blacks when they arrived in Canada. Harriet Tubman worked at Salem Chapel when she came to Canada in the 1850s. It stood across the street from her lodgings.

Colborne Powell Meredith
Library and Archives Canada
1968.067 / PA-026797
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