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 Black family on the Hammonds Plains Road, Halifax
  Watercolour by Robert Petley.
Documentary Art and Photography Division, National Archives of Canada; acc. 1938-220-1

Black family on the Hammonds Plains Road

After the War of 1812, over 500 Black people were settled at Hammonds Plains. This painting, c1835, shows a Black family on the Hammonds Plains Road, with Bedford Basin in the background.