The Founder

Prominent black preacher and abolitionist Rev. Jeremiah Asher of Philadephia helped found Shiloh Baptist Church in the early 1860s when he visited the contraband camp at Yorktown.

( Courtesy of Colonial National Historical Park / February 16, 2012 )

Prominent black preacher and abolitionist Rev. Jeremiah Asher of Philadephia helped found Shiloh Baptist Church in the early 1860s when he visited the contraband camp at Yorktown.

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