Session: Early Black Settlements in Oxford County – Sponsored by the Oxford Branch
Heather Rennalls is a Historical Researcher and Freelance Writer who has written numerous articles on Black History of Oxford County for over 20 years. Since 2005, Heather has conducted presentations with her exhibit “Almost Forgotten: Black History in Oxford County”.
In 2014, Heather launched her website and blog at heathershistoricals.weebly.com. Heather sits on the Southwestern Ontario’s Black History Committee, which launched their virtual on-line Black history tour app on February 1, 2022: https://onthisspot.ca/cities/oxfordcounty.
In January 2023, she became a member on the Board of Directors for Fanshawe Pioneer Village where she chairs the newly formed Black Histories Advisory Committee.