You are invited to join us for a one hour Zoom webinar presentation by Shannon Prince on Saturday, February 19 at 3 pm ET.
Description of Presentation
Buxton Quilt Stories with Shannon Prince
“ Through this presentation you will learn about the history of the largest planned settlement for former enslaved people seeking refuge and freedom on Canada-the Buxton Settlement. You will meet some of the incredible women who left their stitch on the community in the fabrics & quilts they made.”
About Shannon Prince
Shannon Prince is a 6th generation descendant from the historic Canadian Elgin Settlement and Buxton Mission, which was a haven for fugitive slaves prior to the American Civil War. She is the curator of the Buxton National Historic Site & Museum and a member of several organizations in Canada and the United States that research and promote the North American story of slavery, freedom including the Underground Railroad and the American Civil War.
CQA/ACC members can register for this event at the reduced fee of $10 + tax (regular price for non-members is $15 + tax).