Welcome to this exhibit featuring the life and legacy of Henry Thomas Shepherd.
Henry Thomas Shepherd did not consider himself extraordinary despite being so well liked by those around him. He is remembered as being humble and steadfast in his beliefs – values he held high and instilled in his children. Despite the obstacles he faced as a Black man in a racially tumultuous time, he was revered by his peers as a man of incredible integrity. Henry Thomas Shepherd’s legacy remains strong among the residents of Halton Hills and surrounding communities and will continue to inspire. In the face of indifference, Henry challenged the odds and charged through life with passion, dignity and respect. Henry Thomas Shepherd was a trailblazer.
To learn more about the incredible life of Henry Thomas Shepherd, navigate through the pages on the left-hand side of this exhibit.