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Black Loyalist Heritage Society

Black Loyalist Heritage Centre

Record #: MDS0011
Last Modified: 22 Nov 2016
Last Full Update: 22 Nov 2016


Located In Eastern Shelburne County
Where To Find Us
119 Birchtown Rd, Site 10, Mod 3, Comp 14
Shelburne, NS B0T 1W0
Areas Served Shelburne County


Phone Main: 902-875-1310 
Admissions: 902-875-1293 
Toll Free: 1-888-354-0772
Contact Beverly Cox, Site Manager; Phone: 902-875-1606; Email:
Alternate Contact Shari Shortliffe, Office Administrator
Fax 902-875-1352

Description & Services

The purpose of the Black Loyalist Heritage Society is to discover, interpret, safeguard and promote the history of Black Loyalists and their descendants; and to the advancement of universal recognition of Black Loyalists as a nascent Canadian Heritage Community. 
Commemorates the largest settlement of free black people outside of Africa, established in 1783; it features a church, burial ground and museum. 
The new Black Loyalist Heritage Centre is open daily mid-May to mid-October
Hours Black Loyalist Heritage Centre is open daily mid-May to mid-October, 10am to 5pm. 
The centre is open by appointment in the off season by calling 902-875-1310.
Meetings 3rd Wednesday of the month 
AGM June