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Black History Landmarks in Niagara

Black History Landmarks in Niagara

It was a Canadian slave owner trying to sell a woman across the Niagara River in the United States who inspired Upper Canada’s first Governor General, John Graves Simcoe...
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The Underground Railroad

The Underground Railroad

In 1793, Governor General of Upper Canada, John Graves Simcoe, introduced legislation challenging the legal status of slavery. In 1834, slavery came to an end when it was abolished throughout the British Empire. In America...
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Heritage Moments: Harriet Tubman crosses the Niagara Falls Suspension Bridge‍

Heritage Moments: Harriet Tubman crosses the Niagara Falls Suspension Bridge‍

Few American men or women can claim a life as heroic as Tubman’s. Born a slave in Maryland, badly injured as a child when a slavemaster struck her...
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Why Harriet Tubman Made St. Catharines Her Home

Why Harriet Tubman Made St. Catharines Her Home

“I grew up like a neglected weed — ignorant of liberty, having no experience of it,” Harriet Tubman told abolitionist writer Benjamin Drew when he was...
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Niagara Falls Suspension Bridge

Niagara Falls Suspension Bridge

The Niagara Falls Suspension Bridge stood from 1855 to 1897 across the Niagara River and was the world's first working railway suspension bridge. It spanned...
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