By Lori Kriegel In Ridgefield’s Hamlet Hub on June 6, 2023
The Witness Stones Installation Ceremony took place on the Wooster School campus, organized by the 8th-grade team, on May 30, 2023. As part of their participation in the Witness Stones Project, the students had been delving into the intricate history of enslavement in Connecticut through their research.
The Witness Stones Project is a “K-12 educational initiative whose mission is to restore the history and honor the humanity of the enslaved individuals who helped build our communities. The Project provides research assistance, teacher development, and curriculum support to help middle school students study the history of slavery in their own communities.” Continue reading.