Remembering Black Loyalists, Black Communities in Nova Scotia
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  1750-1775
 

Slavery
David George
Slave Laws
Prosperity Through Slavery
Treaty of Paris 1763

British Colonies after 1763
View of Halifax c1759
St. Paul's Anglican Church, Halifax
St. Matthew's Church, Halifax

  1775-1800
 

Who were the Black Loyalists?
Black Loyalist Communities in Nova Scotia
A difficult life for Black Loyalists
Finding a way
Moving to Sierra Leone
African Nova Scotian Settlement
Mary Postell
Samuel Dismal
Dinah & Hannah Lining
Hagar and Benjamin Gero
Margaret and Stephen Blucke
Thomas Richardson
Jupiter & Venus Farmer
Woodcutter
Mulberry Plantation
Survey of Birchtown
Brownspriggs Land Grant
Book of Negroes

Certificate of Freedom
Publications by Religious Leaders
American Revolutionary War
Famine of 1787
Departure for Sierra Leone
Bayonet
Boarding Axe
Silvered Button
Cuff Link
In-shave
Jaw Harp
Knee Buckle
Pearlware Dishes
Regimental Buttons
Shoe Buckle
Glass Tumbler
Scissors
Earthenware Cup

  1800-1900
 

A Time for Survival
The War of 1812
Gordon, American Slave
Rose Fortune
Estate of Thomas Richardson
Plough
Sickle
Oxen
Blacking Bottle

Plate Rims
Pearlware Plates
Black Basketry Tradition
Runaway Slave Ad
Black Family - Hammond's Plains
Black Settlements after 1812
Halifax Market
Black Workers in Halifax
  1900-2000
 

The continuing struggle
Recovering the History
John Farmer
Dismal/Desmond and Gero Descendants
James Desmond
Shelburne Church Group

Upper Big Tracadie Monument
Monument at Birchtown
Excavation at the Acker site
Excavation at the pit house
Basketry tradition continued
Archaeological tools

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