Amherstburg Freedom Museum

International Underground Railroad Memorial 20th Anniversary and ECBHRS AGM

Panel discussion on the International Underground Railroad Memorial (dedicated Oct. 20, 2001) followed by the ECBHRS Annual General Meeting. On October 20, 2001, the International Underground Railroad Memorial (Gateway to Freedom in Detroit and Tower of Freedom in Windsor) by sculptor Ed Dwight was unveiled as part of the Detroit tricentennial celebrations. Join us for […]


Beyond Freedom Black North American Border-crossers in the Emancipation Generation

 Dept. of History, University of Windsor & the Essex County Black Historical Research Society presents, "Beyond Freedom - Black North American border crossers in the Emancipation Generation," with Dr. Adam Arenson, Manhattan College. Where: Performance Hall, SoCA Armouries, 37 University Ave. East


Public Launch of New McDougall Street Corridor Murals

With the generous support of FedDev Ontario, the Essex County Black Historical Research Society has commissioned three new murals near the intersection of Erie and Mercer Streets, in the heart of the McDougall Street Corridor, downtown Windsor’s traditional Black neighbourhood. Artists Jermaine Baylis, Ed Irmen, and DERKZ were selected to commemorate the rich Black history […]

Free for All Teen Students

Across the River to Freedom – Launch

Mackenzie Hall 3277 Sandwich St. W.,, Windsor, Ontario, Canada

On Monday, January 29th at 7:00 p.m. Essex County Black Historical Research Society and Leddy Library - University of Windsor will launch Across the River to Freedom, a project that features three short documentaries, a website, curriculum resources, and a Sandwich Black history walking tour. Happening at Mackenzie Hall, 3277 Sandwich St. W., Windsor. All […]