Amherstburg, Terminus of the Underground Railroad

  title={Amherstburg, Terminus of the Underground Railroad},
  author={Fred Landon},
  journal={The Journal of Negro History},
  pages={1 - 9}
  • F. Landon
  • Published 1 January 1925
  • History
  • The Journal of Negro History
The little Canadian town of Amherstburg is situated on the east bank of the Detroit River and not far from the mouth of that beautiful stream. From the later years of the eighteenth century it has figured in the history of Canada and today holds proud its place as one of the most historic spots in Ontario. Throughout the earlier period of the War of 1812 it was the headquarters of the British commander, Brock, and it was here that the first meeting took place between Brock and the great Indian… 
Resisting Erasure: Photographic Archives and Black History in Canada
Abstract:This article considers the historiographical challenges brought on by dislocation and, in response, shows how longstanding Black communities in Canada have collected and preserved
Gender Ideology and Black Women as Community-Builders in Ontario, 1850–70
  • S. Yee
  • History, Political Science
  • 1994
ELIZABETH JACKSON SHADD SHREVE was known to Blacks in Buxton, Ontario, as an energetic Christian woman who 'travelled about, on horseback, through the bush, and over roads almost impassable at times,