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2014 Homecoming Schedule
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17th Annual
US/Canadian History & Genealogy Conference

Event co-hosted by The Harriet Tubman Institute of York University & Buxton Historical Society

Pre-registration is required:

Before August 22nd - $40
After August 23rd - $50

(Buffet Luncheon, break refreshments, museum and wagon ride tour included in admission price)

REGISTRATION FORMS

Featured speakers include:

  • Frank Mackey is the author of Steamboat Connections: Montreal to Upper Canada, 1816-1843; Done with Slavery: The Black Fact in Montreal, 1760-1840; and Black Then: Blacks and Montreal, 1780s-1880s.
  • Tamari Kitossa, Ph.D. , Secretary of Black Canadian Studies Association, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology Brock University, speaking about “Sundown Laws”.
  • Anthony (Tony) Cohen, a noted Underground Railroad historian and founder of the Menare Foundation dedicated to preserving the history of the UGRR on a 40acre farm in Maryland depicting 19th century slave plantation life. He will discuss an ancestor who was involved in a very high profile escape and is presently making a movie about it.
  • York University Student Panel

 

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SATURDAY

Food Vendors

Family Feud Baseball Tournament

11am:  Children’s Obstacle Course

Party in the Park, Pt. 12

  • Time: 8 p.m. - 1 a.m.
  • Admission:  $5.00
  • Where: Park Grounds, Beer Tent

 

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SUNDAY

Food Vendors

 

 

 

Flag Football Tournament

  • Time: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Spectator Admission:  FREE
  • Participant Cost: to be announced
  • registration: to be announced

North Buxton Community Church

  • 3 p.m.  Special Service

Art In The Park

Re-enactments

  • Time: 7 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Where: Park Grounds

Outdoor Movie

  • Time:  when it gets dark!
  • Admission:  FREE
  • Where:  Park Grounds

 

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MONDAY

Food Vendors

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Pictured above is Mr. Earl Prince (seated with his boss, wife Corinne), the founder of our parade and dedicated Parade Marshall for over
50 years
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12:30 PARADE
Admission: FREE

PARK EVENTS
Admission: $4.00

Event hosts North Buxton Community Club, Buxton Historical Society, & Buxton Next Generation

3-on-3 Duane Newby Classic Basketball Tournament

  • Time: 1 p.m.
  • Participant Cost: to be announced
  • registration: to be announced

Fairground Attractions

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