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The Barber Family: Our Proud Place in Ottawa’s History

February 23, 2022 - 19:00 - 20:00

Born into slavery in Kentucky, Paul Barber, was one of Ottawa’s earliest Black permanent residents and a renowned horse trainer, founding a family that has made its mark in the capital for over a century.

Join The Ottawa Historical Society as Thomas Barber, Paul Barber’s grandson, shares the remarkable story of his family and their important role in Ottawa’s past.

This speaker series will take place via Zoom. Advance registration required:


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