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FYI: Upcoming Oshawa Historical Society February Speaker Series Event: Looking for Richard Pierpoint

In recognition of Black History Month, the Oshawa Historical Society is delighted to have author and historian Peter Meyler speak on his publication, A Stolen Life: Searching for Richard Pierpoint. Meyler will explore the life of Richard Pierpoint – one of the first Black settlers in the Niagara region – who fought with the Butler’s Rangers regiment during the American Revolutionary War and later fought alongside the British during the War of 1812.

Date: Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Time: 7:00 pm

Location: Oshawa Public Library,65 Bagot Street, Oshawa (map)

Admission is $3 per person, or free for members of the Oshawa Historical Society.

Contact Info:

Lisa Terech/Youth Engagement/Programs, Oshawa Community Museum

Telephone: 905-436-7624

Email: membership@oshawamuseum.org

Website: www.oshawamuseum.org

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