Pioneer Life in Upper Canada
Church
La vie de pionnier dans le Haut-Canada

Pioneer Home ] School ] Saw Mill ] Grist Mill ] Blacksmith Shop ] General Store ] Doctor's Office ] [ Church ]
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Before a church was built, the pioneers would gather in small groups in a home, the schoolhouse or general store to worship.

When many people of the same faith moved into or near a village, they would build a church.


Markham Museum and Historic Village

Because ministers or priests traveled from village to village, they were known as circuit preachers.

Back to the Village
Pioneer Home ] School ] Saw Mill ] Grist Mill ] Blacksmith Shop ] General Store ] Doctor's Office ] [ Church ]