Woodstock Museum NHS Presents – The Origins of Black History Month!

Hello Everyone,
please read this guest post from the Woodstock Museum NHS.

Join us at the Woodstock Museum with guest speaker and local historian Heather Rennalls exploring how Black History Month came to be founded. Learn about notable Black Canadians that helped make February an historically recognized month and see the Woodstock Museum’s permanent exhibit to learn about our own City’s Black History.

Date: Tuesday, March 5 from 6:30-8pm at the Woodstock Museum NHS

This is a FREE event, no registration required.



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Oxford Branch of Ontario Ancestors February Zoom Presentation: Black History Month

Logo from the OCBOGS

Hello Everyone,

please see this guest post from the Oxford County Branch of Ontario Ancestors.

Heather Rennalls will discuss the importance of Black History Month; the who, why and when Black History Month was designated both in the United States and here in Canada.  

This meeting will be a virtual Zoom meeting on Monday, February 13, 2023 at 7pm.

All are welcome to attend. Pre-registration is required.

To register for this event (or for inquiries), go to their website Oxford County Branch of Ontario Ancestors, and follow the links.