About Us

Since 1992 and formally and officially incorporated in 1994 the Chatham-Kent Black Historical Society and Black Mecca Museum has gathered, preserved and celebrated Chatham-Kent’s rich Black history. With its collection of displays, artifacts and archives the Museum, with humble roots has remained dedicated to unveiling the remarkable stories of Chatham-Kent’s Black community from its beginnings in 1790’s, to
present day.

Infusing Our Community with the Spirit of Our Ancestors

Founding Members
Lucille Cooper
Grace Fowler
Alice Newby
Blanche Pryor
Ellen Robbins
Gwendolyn Robinson
Connie Travis

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