Worship & Dedication

First Church Farmington 75 Main Street, Farmington, CT

With more than a dozen sites on the Connecticut Freedom Trail, Farmington enjoys a reputation as a longtime supporter of Connecticut’s African American community in the struggle toward freedom and human dignity. The First Church of Christ, Congregational, 1652, its ministers, and parishioners played an important role in that history, opening the church’s doors to […]


Unforgotten: Connecticut’s Hidden History of Slavery

Connecticut Museum of Culture and History 1 Elizabeth Street, Hartford, CT

Witness Stones Project Chair Pat Wilson Pheanious will join a panel of experts as they discuss efforts to uncover long-ignored stories and recalibrate our understanding of Connecticut’s historical involvement with slavery. She will be joined by Akeia de Barros Gomes, Senior Curator of Maritime Social Histories at the Mystic Seaport Museum previews the upcoming exhibition Entwined: […]