Salem Chapel BME Church Harriet Tubman NHS - Historic Places Days

Salem Chapel BME Church Harriet Tubman NHS

St. Catharines, Ontario
Type
Places of Faith
Address
92 Geneva Street, St. Catharines, ON, Canada
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Hours
By appointment only. The Salem Chapel NHS is currently closed due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Phone
905-682-0993

The Salem Chapel, British Methodist Episcopal Church Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad NHS is a place of faith, cultural heritage centre and museum. Built by African American freedom seekers in 1855 this former African Methodist Episcopal Church is where Harriet Tubman, the famous Underground Railroad conductor known as Moses worshiped when she was a resident of St. Catharines. The church recognizes the achievements of the early Black community, maintains historic artifacts and photographs and highlights the heroic, freedom fighter, Harriet Tubman.

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Amenities

  • Family-Friendly
  • Guided Tour
  • National Historic Site
  • Parking
  • Washrooms

Location

92 Geneva Street, St. Catharines, ON, Canada
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