Journey back to Birchtown: Black Loyalist Heritage Centre opens

Journey back to Birchtown: Black Loyalist Heritage Centre opens

A significant addition to the Nova Scotia museum family and a part of Canadian history, people from across the province and beyond will be coming to Birchtown to mark the Black Loyalist Heritage Centre museum's official opening on Saturday, June 6 with a celebration through music and a recounting of history. 

The new facility is the product of much work by the community over the years and tells a unique Canadian story of hardship and struggle. 

The Black Loyalist Heritage Centre in Birchtown.

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Black Leaders welcomed in Birchtown for historic summit

June 09, 2015 - 16 h 21

Leaders from across the country came to Birchtown on Tuesday, June 9 to discuss issues relating to people of African descent including engaging black youth, exploring models for black leadership in...

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Scenes from the Black Loyalist Heritage Centre Grand Opening

June 07, 2015 - 0 h 00
The rain caused some problems but didn’t dampen the celebration in Birchtown as hundreds of people arrived in the small community for the grand opening of the Black Loyalist Heritage Centre in Birchtown on June 6.
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African Heritage Month proclaimed in Birchtown

February 07, 2015 - 10 h 21

The Town of Shelburne hosted the event, now in its second year, with a proclamation reading and remarks by Elizabeth Cromwell.

There was singing performed by the Shelburne Regional High School...

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African Heritage Month proclaimed in Birchtown

African Heritage Month launch to be hosted in Birchtown

January 30, 2015 - 8 h 20

People from all over the community will be participating in the event including Master of Ceremonies Debra Hill, remarks by Elizabeth Cromwell.

Students from both Hillcrest Academy and Shelburne...

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African Heritage Month launch to be hosted in Birchtown