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People and Places: Black History Tour (London and Southwestern Ontario)

Created by Norwich and District Historical Society on March 9th 2020, 1:01:35 am.
Description

THERE ARE MANY structures and monuments throughout Ontario connected to the province’s Black community, whose history extends back into the early 19th Century. Although London had a relatively small Black community until the 1980s, there are several historic sites and monuments from the pre-Civil War era, when Canada was a safe haven for thousands of escaped slaves. There are, as well, many resources in London for Black History studies, some of which are listed.


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