The Canadian Quaker Highlight series features the stories of Friends whose lives are part of the Canadian Quaker experience. Anna (Engeltie, or ‘Angelica’) Solmes was born in Dutchess County, New York, in 1774. Anna immigrated Read more…
What We Do
The Canadian Friends Historical Association works to preserve and communicate the on-going history and faith of Friends in Canada and their contribution to the Canadian Experience. See our major activities:
We publish an open-access academic journal, a newsletter, and occasional monographs.
We preserve, enhance, and make available documents relating to Canadian Quaker history, including transcriptions of handwritten meeting books going back to 1798.
We're working on a record of every Quaker property, including meeting houses, burial grounds, and homes of notable Friends.
We provide research funding and scholarships to those interested in delving into aspects of Quaker history.
Our members share their research pursuits and interests in a variety of channels.
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