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The Lucie and Thornton Blackburn Story

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The Lucie and Thornton Blackburn Story

$15.00
This is the inspiring story of Lucie and Thornton Blackburn; two freedom seekers
who escaped enslavement in Kentucky and later founded Toronto’s first taxi company, “The City”. After their deaths, they left a legacy of entrepreneurship, community and anti-slavery activism. Thornton and Lucie Blackburn were designated “persons of national historic significance” by the Government of Canada in 1999.

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