Built in 1855, Salem Chapel was the vital centre for the abolitionist and civil rights movement, providing shelter and guidance for freedom seekers escaping slavery in the United States.
Harriet Tubman – the famous Underground Railroad conductor – was among its notable members. Definitely worth visiting; Salem Chapel represents a significant part of Canadian history.
Rochester, NY, United States
It is believed that the Salem Chapel, British Methodist Episcopal Church is the oldest black church in Ontario, dating from the early 19th century. It has Underground Railroad connections, as Harriet...
Robby G C
This is the British Methodist Episcopal Church, St. Catharines. There is an historical information panel. This church is realy old,but it is attractive as well. The old Historic Methodist Church...
Lake Harmony, Pennsylvania
We stopped at the BME church as part of the Underground Railroad tour. Ada, who gave us the tour, did an amazing job of tell us an oral history of the church and Harriet Tubman! The historical...