The Chatham-Kent Black Historical Society and Black Mecca Museum archives hold over 400 family histories of local Black families. Though some families have more extensive information then others one thing rings true, the stories you’ll discover here are often unexpected and extraordinary because they are so often left out of history. Join Dorothy Wallace and Samantha Meredith who will share just a tiny handful of some of the hidden stories of a few local families from our Black community.
Tuesday, September 26, 2023 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm – The interest in the Family Tree Maker software is very evident in the genealogical community thus we are introducing a FTM User Group. Whether you are a new FTM user, have been using it for years or are just curious and want to learn more, this user group is for you. This FTM User Group […]
Friday, September 8, 2023 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm – Jacqueline Kanyuck from FamilySearch will give a presentation on where to find Ontario land records on the Family Search Website. She will be using Kent County land records in her examples. Register here: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwtd-yupjwvEtaOG0txDR5iLgj98f9p7mfB
Saturday, November 4, 2023 @ 9:30 am – 5:00 pm – We will start our road trip off at 9:30 AM at the Blenheim District Freedom Library and Military Museum (27 George St, Blenheim, ON N0P 1A0) which has a wealth of military and local history as well as genealogies. The Blenheim Legion will host us for lunch ($10) and chat, and then we will end […]