- the settlement took on the name of the road that was built around the Bedford Basin to connect to Halifax (Campbell Road Settlement)
- the first recorded land purchase (though oral history suggests that some of the families can trace their roots back to the 1700’s)
- the first baptism took place in the Bedford Basin
- some houses were removed for the construction of the Intercolonial Railway
- Africville petitioned the government for financial aid to support a qualified teacher
- the first school was established
- Africville was officially designated as industrial land
- Funds for water and sewer services were approved by the Halifax City Council but never installed
- Africville school closed
- The city dump was set up near the church
- The North Shore Development Plan called for the removal of Africville
1962 – 64
- Community engagement regarding the relocation of Africville which was approved by the Halifax City Council
- The relocation of Africville began
- The last baptism took place in the Bedford Basin
1964 – 67
- Africville residents relocated and their homes destroyed
- The last resident ‘Pa Carvery’ left his home
- The Africville Genealogy Society (AGS) was formed.
- First annual Africville Reunion in the park
- Africville declared a National Historic Site
- The UN officially states that the treatment and destruction of Africville was a crime against humanity.
- HRM Public Apology given by former Mayor, Peter Kelly.
- Partial land transfer
- Ground-breaking ceremony for the replica Church
- Completion of replicated Church,
- Official opening to the public and Exhibit launch
- Inaugural Christmas Tree and Church Lighting Ceremony
- Renovations to the basement
- Beautification of the grounds including paving the parking lot
- The Africville Stamp is is launched by Canada Post
- Installation of the church building and road-side official signs
- Our first fundraiser ‘Settling Africville’, a play written by George Elliott Clarke and directed by Juanita Peters.