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History Bites: Life on the Grand, Reflections from the Black Community

June 16, 2021

History Bites is a monthly series of bite-sized conversations inspired by current exhibitions and stories from the collection.

Guelph Museums visitor experiences supervisor, Val Harrison, chats about the history of Black settlement around the Grand River, with special guests Kween and Denise Francis from the Guelph Black Heritage Society. This event is hosted in partnership with The 2Rivers Festival and The Guelph Black Heritage Society.

The books referenced in today’s talk are:
A Stolen Life, by David Meyler and Peter Meyler: https://49thshelf.com/Books/A/A-Stolen-Life
The Queen’s Bush Settlement, by Linda Brown-Kubisch
For more information about Guelph’s Black history, visit Jade Ferguson’s blog, referenced in the talk, here: https://blackpastinguelph.com/
To watch the Richard Pierpoint Heritage Minute again, visit Historica Canada’s YouTube page, here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UQyPXOHvwEc

Did you miss the live event? Watch the recording of History Bites: Life on the Grand, Reflections from the Black Community below:

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June 16, 2021
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