Virtual tours allow us the opportunity
to explore the following historically significant sites.
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information on historic sites in the area please visit the Historic
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First Baptist Church, 3652 Peter Street
Tour the interior of the oldest black
church in Canada, built in 1840.
John’s Anglican Church Cemetery, 3305 Sandwich Street
Tour the first integrated cemetery in
To view a list of some of the individuals
of African descent who were baptized or buried at St. John’s
Anglican Church prior to 1820 please click here.
Methodist Episcopal Church,
685 University Avenue
Tour the interior of the British Methodist
Episcopal Church which features the pipe organ moved from
the churches original location on McDougall Street.
Tower of Freedom Monument, Pitt Street
Tour the site of the Tower of Freedom Monument
and the surrounding area which used to be part of the historic McDougall
Street Corridor Neighbourhood.
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and do not necessarily reflect those of the Government of Canada.