About Buxton National Historic Site and Museum

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The Buxton National Historic Site and Museum is a tribute to the Elgin Settlement, established in 1849 by Rev. William King and an association which included Lord Elgin, then the Governor General of Canada. King, a former slave owner turned abolitionist, purchased 9,000 acres (36 km2) of crown land in Southwestern Ontario and created a haven for fugitive slaves and free Blacks.

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21975, Ad Shadd Road, Chatham-Kent, Ontario, Canada, N0P 1Y0

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