The Buxton History and Genealogy Conference 2022 will be back as an in-person event on Friday, September 2nd, 9:00 a.m-12:00 p.m. at the Buxton National Historic Site.

Registration fee of $40 includes a box lunch to be enjoyed in the outdoor pavilion following the program.


Donna Mayne: A Conversation with the Artist Responsible for Windsor’s New Mary Ann Shadd Cary Sculpture

Barbara Porter: Honouring the Legacy of the No. 2 Construction Battalion

Irene Moore Davis and Heidi LM Jacobs: Screening of Across the River to Freedom: Early Black History in Sandwich, Ontario



The 2022 conference presentations will be available on our YouTube channel shortly after the conference date. Video presentations from the 2020 and 2021 conference are available here.

Conference registrants are also encouraged to donate to the Buxton National Historic Site and Museum. Many small museums and historical societies have experienced reduced revenues throughout the pandemic. To donate securely, please visit