Finding the Remains of Canada's Black Loyalists
A report from the CBC'S Anjuli Patil. |
From the CBC /
Black Loyalists supported the British during the American Revolutionary War beginning in 1775. Thousands of them settled in Nova Scotia. The search for their graves took place Monday at Fort Anne's Garrison Graveyard.
"Today is literally about uncovering some of their history we may not have known before," said Micha Cromwell, a descendant. "For example, I grew up here and had no idea there was a section of the graveyard that had Black Loyalists and their descendants buried." | Read the full article.