Nova Scotia Archives

African Nova Scotians

in the Age of Slavery and Abolition


Outdoor baptism, 1st Lake (Lake Banook), Dartmouth

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Photograph shows the congregation of Dartmouth Lake Church (now Victoria Road United Baptist Church). The church, also known in its early days as the African meeting house, was founded in 1844. Until 1906 the church was located at the corner of what is now Crichton Ave. and Micmac Blvd.

Date: [1892]

Photographer: George H. Craig

Credit: Black Cultural Centre

Reference no.: Black Cultural Centre