Recent Posts

  • Congratulations! Our Gifted 2020 Africville Heritage Trust Scholarship Winners

    Aaliyah Arab-Smith Aaliyah is a descendant of Wilhemina “Lully” and John Byers (great grandparents), and Betty Arab (grandmother). She is a graduate of Kings Edgehill School in Windsor, Nova Scotia.…

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    How To Donate

    We are extremely grateful for your support in helping tell an important part of Black history in Nova Scotia. You can donate using one of the following options: – Online…

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    Museum Closure

    Due to the spread of COVID-19, the Africville Museum will close to the public.

  • Africville Cook Book coming soon

    Please stay tuned for more details.

  • Africville in the news

      Wednesday, October 3rd 2018 Please help us congratulate Shauntay Grant for the nomination of a Governor Generals Literary Award for her newest children’s book, Africville. Congratulations, Shauntay! http://ggbooks.ca  …

  • Welcome, Ms. Juanita Peters

      For Immediate Release April 23, 2018   The Board of Directors of the Africville Heritage Trust (AHT) is pleased to announce Juanita Peters as the new general manager of…

  • The Apology

    “On behalf of the Halifax Regional Municipality, I apologize to the former Africville residents and their descendants for what they have…

  • Africville Declared a National Historic Site

    When dump trucks roared in to ship Africville residents out, it seemed like a good idea to city planners. By the 1960s, years of neglect and racism had

  • Halifax Apologizes for Razing Africville

    The former residents of a bulldozed black community and their descendants have received an official