The Black Loyalist Heritage Society is a dynamic, charitable society committed to discovering, interpreting, safeguarding and promoting the history and heritage of the Black Loyalists in North America.
The Black Loyalist Heritage Society is the only national, charitable organization self-entrusted to ensure the chronicles and contributions of the Black Loyalists takes its place with other communities that shape Canada’s cultural mosaic.
The Black Loyalist Heritage Society is committed to discover, interpret, safeguard and promote the history and heritage of Black Loyalists and their descendants; and to the advancement of universal recognition of Black Loyalists as a nascent Canadian heritage community.
To ensure the chronicles and contributions of Black Loyalists share a place with other communities that shape Canada’s cultural mosaic.
- To celebrate the survival and determination of our ancestors.
- To acknowledge the abilities of our members and strengthen their capacity to be acknowledged within and outside of the Black Loyalist community.
- To plan for and attain social and economic equality of the Black Loyalists among Canadians.
- To develop, preserve, promote, protect and exhibit the history and heritage of the Black Loyalists and their descendants.
- To promote universal recognition of the ancestry of the Black Loyalist Society as a nascent Canadian heritage community, having been among the original settlers of Canada, and having had no prior citizenship in any other country.
- To cultivate and contribute to the economic prosperity of the Black Loyalist community through participation in community development initiatives.
- To actively participate in Canadian multiculturalism campaigns, projects and other efforts toward social cohesion.
Black Loyalist Heritage Centre
119 Old Birchtown Road
Site 10, Mod 3, Comp 14
Exit 27 Trans Canada HWY 103
We encourage educational institutions, vacation planning agencies, tour groups and all interested visitors to contact our organization any time of the year to arrange for a site tour. Please contact us to schedule a tour.