Uncle Tom's Cabin

Uncle Tom's Cabin Historic Site

Uncle Tom's Cabin Historic Site commemorates the life of Rev. Josiah Henson (1796-1883). Recognized for his contributions to the abolition movement and his work in the Underground Railroad, Henson rose to international fame after Harriet Beecher Stowe acknowledged his memoirs as a source for her anti-slavery novel, Uncle Tom’s Cabin. Henson's dramatic experiences in slavery and his abolitionist work in Canada helped make him renowned throughout the world.

Address:
29251 Uncle Tom's Road
Dresden, Ontario N0P 1M0

Phone: 519.683.2978
Fax: 519.683.1256
Email: utchs@heritagetrust.on.ca

Hours: Tuesday to Saturday, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Buxton National Historic Site & Museum

The Buxton National Historical Site & Museum celebrates the Underground Railroad and early Black Settlement in Canada.

Address:
21975 A. D. Shadd Road
North Buxton, Ontario N0P 1Y0

Phone: 519.352.4799

Hours:
(Oct-Apr) Monday to Friday, 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm
(May-Jun, Sep) Wednesday to Sunday, 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm
(Jul-Aug) Daily, 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Chatham-Kent Black Historical Society Heritage Room & Resource Centre

The Chatham-Kent Black Historical Society stores its collection of local artifacts, genealogical information and general research materials in the Heritage Room at the W.I.S.H. Centre. The Heritage Room provides visitors with the history of Chatham's Black Community after escaping slavery. Their achievements and their struggles are chronicled through dramatizations, slide presentations and videos.

Address:
177 King Street East
Chatham, ON N7M 3N1

Phone: 519.354.5248
Fax: 519.354.2642
Email: heritageroom@hotmail.com