Grey Roots Museum and Archives
in partnership with the
Emancipation Festival present:
Grey County’s Black History Event
Saturday April 9, 2016
8:30-9:00 Doors open with coffee and muffins
9:00-9:30 Open remarks, housekeeping and special guests
9:30-9:45 Inspiration for today: Wintley Phipps “Wade in the Water”
9:45-10:30 Introducing Lisa MacAllister and Nancy Lee Taylor. ” Frank Molock” family of
Maryland USA and Owen Sound Ontario
10:30-10:45 Coffee break and Marketplace
10:45-11:30 Lisa MacAllister and Nancy Lee Taylor continue
11:30-12:00 Q & A
12:00-1:00 Lunch and Marketplace
1:00-2:30 Introducing Professor Naomi Norquay with “Protecting the Past” Unveiling of the
Old Durham Road Pioneer Cemetery Pavilion Sept. 2015 in Priceville, Ontario.
This pavilion houses 4 headstones dating from the earliest internments of the
1830’s Black settlement in Priceville, Ontario. Professor Norquay also shares her
latest finds in historical research regarding Black history on the Old Durham
2:30-2:45 Q & A
2:45-3:00 Release of Northern Terminus: The African Canadian History Journal Vol. 13.
Vol. 12 and previous volumes are available for sale. Professor Norquay and
Archivist Karin Noble editors.
Dietary Requests: _______________________________________________________________
Address: ________________________________________ Postal Code: ___________________
Please make $25.00 cheque payable to The Black History
Event and mail with your registration form to the following
address by April 1st, 2016.
Mrs. Terri Jackson at 1161 12th Avenue East, Owen Sound,
Ontario, N4K 6N3.
Questions? E-mail Terri at