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Black and white logo on left, colour photograph of a brick building on the right with a monument that has the dates 1813-2013 on it.

The Fredericton Region Museum, 2021.

This on-line exhibition was supported by the Community Stories investment program of the Digital Museums of Canada, which helps smaller Canadian museums and heritage organisations work with their communities to develop virtual exhibits that engage online audiences in the stories, past and present, of Canada’s communities.

We are grateful to financial support provided by the Province of New Brunswick, City of Fredericton, and Canadian Heritage for the development of this exhibition.

We would also like to thank the on-line exhibition developers: Jennifer Dow and Dr. Cynthia Wallace-Casey.

A special thank you to the curatorial team for both exhibitions:

  • Jennifer Dow
  • Dr Mary Louise McCarthy-Brandt
  • Graham Nickerson
  • Dr. Cynthia Wallace-Casey

We are grateful to our partner institutions:

  • Provincial Archives of New Brunswick
  • University of New Brunswick (Harriet Irving Library & Special Collections)
  • Kings Landing Historical Settlement
  • New Brunswick Museum
  • St. Peter’s Anglican Church
  • Kiers Marketing Design and Printing
  • Synthetic Imageworks
  • New Brunswick Black History Society
  • Black Lives Matter Fredericton, and the
  • New Brunswick Film Co-operative.

We would also like to thank our many volunteers:

Jennifer Dow
Mary Louise McCarthy
Graham Nickerson
Cynthia Wallace-Casey
Doug Hall
Melynda Jarratt
June Carty
John Carty
Rosalie Soutar
Lenisha Dymond
Deby Nash
Daniel Leek
Mitra Bakhtiar
Alan Edwards
Rev. Canon Dr. Ross N. Hebb
Bob Dallison
Gary Campbell
Julia Sheehan
Kieran Valk
Natalie Roy
Jennifer Hunter
Joe Gee
Leah Grandy
Heather Lyons
Joshua Greene
John Leroux
Claire Vautour
Ayanna Waite
Haudaja Walters
Chris Theriault
Tim Andrew
Dan Vy Phan
Julie Schriver
Maxine Campbell
Manvi Walter
Luc Belzile, CT
Ralph Thomas
Aidan Keenan
Guy Tremblay
Stephane Lauzon


We invite you to visit the Fredericton Region Museum to view the exhibition that accompanies this virtual project.

Coloured logo image for Our Black Heritage with a quilt design and image of a tree with roots.

Our Black Heritage Exhibit, 2021.