New Brunswick Black History Society

Founded in June 2010


The New Brunswick Black History Society is dedicated to the research, analysis, documentation and preservation of New Brunswick's Black History.


  • To gather information concerning New Brunswick's Black residents, past & present.

  • To promote awareness of New Brunswick's Black history.

  • To encourage the Black community and the general public to work together.

  • To work towards increasing the presence of Black History in New Brunswick's educational system.

Affiliate Organizations

Black New Brunswick History in Pictures

About Us

Mary Matilda "Tilly" Winslow
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Edward Mitchell Bannister
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The Watson Family
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Cornelius Sparrow's saloon in Saint John, 1873
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Lena O'Ree
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Willie O'Ree
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Staff at Saint John's Iron Duke Restaurant, 1976
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Black Settlement Burial Ground
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Measha Bruggergosman
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