Black Loyalists in the American Revolution | History News NetworkSigning up enhances your TCE experience with the ability to save items to your personal reading list, and access the interactive map. The Loyalists swamped the existing population of the Maritimes. In , the colonies of New Brunswick and Cape Breton were created to deal with the influx. Loyalists were as socially and culturally diverse as the nation they fled. They were soldiers and civilians, rich and poor, Black , White and Indigenous.
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Stephen Davidson. This book is a fitting tribute to two groups of African-Nova Scotians: the black loyalists who established, in Birchtown, the largest free black settlement in British North America, and their descendants in Nova Scotia and elsewhere, who have fought hard to keep the memory of their ancestors alive. Although not a descendent himself, Stephen Davidson is an educator and author well known to historians of the loyalists and loyalist era. The text is also enriched by photographs taken by professional photographer Peter Zwicker, who is based in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. Part One of the book details the decades-long struggle to save the Birchtown site.