Through research, education, and civic engagement, the Witness Stones Project seeks to restore the history and to honor the humanity and contributions of the enslaved individuals who helped build our communities.
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Witness the humanity and contributions of the enslaved individuals who helped build our communities.
Learning Activity Overview
Just as Norwich has its Boston Trowtrow, Hartford has its Cuff, and Madison has its Pompey, Guilford has Moses, an enslaved person who is remembered, if incompletely, in our local histories. But how many more enslaved people contributed to Connecticut in the Colonial and Early American periods. Who were they? Where did they live? Did they die enslaved? …
What are witness stones?
“Only by coming to terms with history can we free ourselves to create a more just world.” – Drew Gilpin FaustHarvard’s twenty-eighth president…
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