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On Saturday, August 28th at 4 p.m., the Amherstburg Freedom Museum will host Celebrating Progress: A Celebration of Emancipation Day on the grounds of the museum. This event recognizes the 187th anniversary of the Abolition of Slavery in Canada in 1834 and the federal recognition of Emancipation Day in Canada. 


Join us at this outdoor event at the Amherstburg Freedom Museum for a chicken dinner and an evening of dancing, featuring the Windsor based band The Black Orchid, you won't want to miss it! Dancing, silent auction, and fellowship await you.


This years celebration is generously sponsored by LiUNA!625, Arbor Memorial Inc., Joe Meloche Ford, Dollars and Cents Investments Inc. and Amherstburg Chevrolet Buick GMC . A big thank you to Detroit Memorial Park Association Inc., and other generous donors for helping make this event possible.


Tickets are $65 each and may be purchased in advance online at If you have any issues ordering tickets online please contact the museum at 519-736-5433 and someone will be happy to assist you. 


Please join us for this freedom celebration!

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Amherstburg Freedom Museum
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