|A Coloured Man's Paris|
H. Blair Newby, Executive Director of Chatham-Kent Black Mecca Museum holding a bell on a slave yoke.
|Welcome to Downtown Chatham-Kent|
|Free Blacks also came to Chatham.|
After Congress passed the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850, allowing former slaves to be recaptured, after years of living in freedom. Chatham numbers increased dramatically.
|First Baptist Church site of the American Abolitionist John Brown's Convention.|
|BME Church in Chatham, site of the first John Brown Convention|
|Harper's Ferry Virginia|
|John Brown Festival|