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Facsimile. Imprint of original London : Jas. Wyld, 1838. Size of original 57 x 87 cm.

Compiled from the original documents in the Surveyor General's Office.


Documenting the American South (DocSouth) is a digital publishing initiative that provides Internet access to texts, images, and audio files related to southern history, literature, and culture. Currently DocSouth includes fourteen thematic…


Plaque Text: In 1829 a group of fugitive Negro slaves in Cincinnati decided to seek a more secure refuge in Canada. In 1830, with the help of Quakers in Oberlin, Ohio, they purchased 325 ha of land in this vicinity from the Canada Company. A…


The British Methodist Episcopal Church was the centre of spiritual and social activities for newly arrived Blacks in Ontario in the 1800’s. Built in 1836 at Portage Road and Murray Hill, it was moved to its present site on Peer Street in 1890.…


Buxton resident, William Hooper, originally from Kentucky, enlisted as a substitute for one year in November 1864 in Toledo, Ohio. He served with the 14th USCT.