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

Friday, February 15th, 2013

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