For more information: BC Black History Awareness Society Black History Month Website
Date: Sunday, February 24, 2019
Time: 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Location: Ross Bay Cemetery 1516 Fairfield Rd. (Victoria)
Cost: Admission: $5.00/person; $2.00 for Old Cemetery Society Members & BCBHAS Members. Meet in front of Oregano’s at the Fairfield Shopping Centre. * Please arrive 10 minutes before the tour start time.
Co-sponsored with the Old Cemeteries Society.
A guided tour of the graves of Black pioneers and others who played a role in that migration. The migration of the Black Pioneers to B.C. in 1858 was designated as a “National Historic Event” by the Government of Canada in 1997. The tour is hosted by John Adams of the Old Cemeteries Society and Valin Marshall of the BC Black History Awareness Society.