February 2022

Black History Exhibit at Chatham Museum

Posted on Feb 22, 2022 in Chatham-Kent Attractions

Chatham Cultural Centre

Chatham-Kent is steeped in Black History and well known for its efforts in the Underground Railway in the 1800’s. According to Blair Newby, Chatham-Kent’s Museum program co-ordinator, 100 years after many blacks came to Chatham-Kent to seek freedom, their descendents still had to fight for their freedom in a different way.
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February is Black History Month

Posted on Feb 07, 2022 in Chatham-Kent Events

If you or your family have never attended any of the Chatham-Kent Events or Site Tours that take place each year in February to celebrate Black History Month you have missed out. Ontario first proclaimed February as Black History Month in 1993 to mark the 200th anniversary of a law banning the importation of slaves into Upper Canada. Since that tim...

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