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 St. Matthew's Church, Halifax

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St. Matthew's Church, Halifax

The Anglican church was not the only church in Halifax during this period. Some dissenting Protestants formed congregations and built churches, such as St Matthew's, shown here in an etching published in 1764, based on a sketch by Richard Short. Some Black Loyalists would join the Anglican church, but most would follow Baptist and Methodist leaders.
This view shows Saint Matthew's to the left of the old governor's house (where Province House is today) on Hollis Street; further up George Street stands St. Paul's church.