Grey County Black History Event with Northern Terminus Journal Vol. 14 Release

April 08, 2017 - April 08, 2017

Grey County Black History Event with Northern Terminus Journal Vol. 14 Release

9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.: Grey County Black History Event where Vol. 14 of the Northern Terminus Journal will be launched.

The Emancipation Festival presents the Grey County Black History Event at Grey Roots. Speakers have been selected to share highlights of Black History in Grey County. Everyone is welcome to attend this day of shared learning and historical enquiry. Admission to the event is $25, and includes lunch and other refreshments. Volume 14 of Northern Terminus: The African-Canadian History Journal is also being launched. Copies of Volume 14 and earlier volumes will be available to buy.

8:30-9:00 a.m.  Doors open with coffee and muffins
9:00-9:30 a.m.  Open remarks, housekeeping and special guests
9:30-9:45 a.m.  Inspiration for today: Wintley Phipps “Lift Every Voice and Sing”
9:45-10:30 a.m.  Introducing Steve Harris and Carl Stevenson. “Meades” family of the Old Durham Road and HOW two descendants united to research their unique family story from a common bond.
10:30-10:45 a.m.  Coffee break and Marketplace
10:45-11:30 a.m.  Steve Harris and Carl Stevenson continue
11:30 a.m.-12:00 noon  Q & A
12:00 noon-1:00 p.m.  Lunch and Marketplace
1:00-2:30 p.m.  Introducing Professor Naomi Norquay with “Old Stock” Canadians: The First Settlers on the Old Durham Road, Artemesia Township.
2:30-2:45 p.m.  Q & A
2:45-3:00 p.m.  Release of Northern Terminus: The African Canadian History Journal Vol. 14.

Access the downloadable Program (.pdf - 232 KB)

Admission to the Event is $25.00 including lunch and other refreshments. Make cheque payable to Black History Event and mail with your registration form by April 1, 2017* to:
(Mrs.) Terri Jackson
1161 12th Ave. E. 
Owen Sound, ON
N4K 6N3

You can also pay for admission online on the Emancipation Festival website [external link].

Questions? Email Terri at 

*Registrations received after April 1, 2016 and at the door are likely to be accepted, but advance registration is requested to provide for lunch. Cash only at the door.

For more details about the Journal, please click here.

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