Witness Stone Installation Date: November 15, 2018
Location: 33 Whitfield Street, Guilford, Connecticut
Jouachim, aka John, was brought to Guilford from Guadeloupe in the 1790s by Nicolas Loysel. On June 26, 1794, the enslaver Loysel sold him to Dr. Thomas Pynchon, who lived here on Whitfield Street. Jouachim was held in bondage on this site. He was emancipated in 1796.