Ontario Visual Heritage Project


Simcoe's Plan

War of 1812


Baldoon Mystery

A Place of Refuge


Elgin Settlement

Talbot Road

Bothwell's Boom

Civil War


Classic Coachworks

Even though Canada was known as the land of the free and was a haven for escaped slaves, its residents weren't always so tolerant. In the face of discrimination and racism there was a group of men from North Buxton that formed the National Unity Association in the late 1940's. This small group of men helped change Canadian legislation to create the Fair Employments Act and the Fair Accommodations Act.

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