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Black Loyalist Heritage Society

Black Loyalist Heritage Centre

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
Special Information
Tags Community Organizations ; Recreation Categories ; South Shore Connect ; Special Interest ; Visual Arts