Native Born A brief history of the Black presence in Pictou County

Published with the compliments of  

Scott Maritimes Limited on the occasion of the 

First Reunion of the Pictou County Black Community,

August 1990.

Written by Jack Kyte, Manager of Public Affairs, Scott Maritimes Limited, with the assistance of

Denise Bowden, Sandra Andersen, Dr. Carrie Best, Catherine Clark and Francis Paris.

Table of Contents


The Early Days

The Black Loyalists

The Transition

To Pictou County

The World Wars

A Sense of Community

In Search of Equality

The Anchor

Leading the Way

About This Project

Pictou-Antigonish Regional Library