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Schoolhouse in Buxton built in 1861 by the Underground Railroad slaves. It was subsequently restored in 2002. The old schoolhouse is part of the Buxton National Historic Site and Museum.

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North Buxton 1876-According to survey maps of Enos & Sarah Johnson, 1874 & 1876 "The hamlet of North Buxton was developed in 1874, with a portion of Enos and Sarah Johnson's land facing the Center Road on Lots 9 and 10. The first streets…

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"The Elgin Settlement, also known as Buxton, was one of four organized black settlements to be developed in Canada. The black population of Canada West and Chatham was already high due to the area's proximity to the United States. The land was…