Windsor Grove Cemetery: Underground Railroad Family Stories

Learn about some of the fascinating early Black Windsorites buried at Windsor Grove Cemetery, including freedom seekers.

Windsor Grove Cemetery: Underground Railroad Family Stories Saturday, May 7: 1:00 - 1:45 PM Host: Irene Moore Davis / Essex County Black Historical Research Society


Start point: Windsor Grove Cemetery - Howard Gate entrance (between Ottawa St and Giles Ave on west side of Howard Avenue)

End point: Howard Gate entrance


Windsor Grove Cemetery includes the burial places of numerous fascinating early Black Windsorites, including several who arrived in the Underground Railroad era. Come and learn about these individuals, their experiences, and their legacies.


This walk is appropriate for adults or for children from Grade 6 up.


About the host:

Irene Moore Davis is an educator, historian, writer, podcaster, and activist who speaks and writes frequently about equity, diversity, inclusion, and African Canadian history. She fulfills a variety of community roles including President of the Essex County Black Historical Research Society.


Accessibility consideration:

There may be uneven terrain (walking around a cemetery.)


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