A Tradition of Service: Black Military Presence in Amherstburg
- August 12 - November 12
- Amherstburg Freedom Museum & Fort Malden NHS
A Tradition of Service: Black Military Presence In Amherstburg, from Friday August 12th through November 12th, 2023.
The exhibit will be on display at the Amherstburg Freedom Museum (277 King Street in Amherstburg) and is open Tuesday through Friday from noon until 5 pm, weekends from 1 to 5 pm, and at Fort Malden National Historic Site (100 Laird Ave S, Amherstburg) 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily until September 3rd, 2023.
Produced in collaboration with Fort Malden National Historic Site, this exhibition looks at the history of the Black military presence in Amherstburg from 1812 through 1840.
The exhibit has been created in two parts and can be viewed across both sites. The Amherstburg Freedom Museum’s exhibit focuses on the individual stories, contributions, and accomplishments of Black soldiers, while the exhibit at Fort Malden National Historic Site focuses on the history of conflicts Black soldiers contributed to.
Admission: $7.50/Adult; $6.50/Students & Seniors