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Foone's Grave Farmington Betty Kelly, Peg Yung Riverside Cemetery is where Foone, one of the Africans on the Amistad, is buried. He drowned while swimming in Pitkin Basin. Beyond the Indian Obelisk was the Farmington Canal and open meadow where the Africans raised crops.
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NORTH WESTERN 11

Smith-Cowles House Farmington Sara Prentis, Jean Johnson, Penny Davidson See the Underground Railroad overview.
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NORTH WESTERN 10

Canal House and Pitkin Basin Farmington Diane Ross Lipari, Laurie Regish, Peg Yung, Agnes Pane Is the location where Foone, one of the Amistad Africans, lost his life. It was also here that the Africans embarked to other towns to give exhibitions and raise money for their return to Africa.
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NORTH WESTERN 9

Union Hall Farmington Sara Prentis, Dick Pandora, Betty Kelly Is now the Art Guild. Its upper floor was rented to abolitionist groups for meetings. It was originally located at the present site of the Porter Memorial on Main Street and is now owned by the First Church of Christ, Congregational.
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NORTHW ESTERN 8

Austin Williams Carriage House Farmington Cynthia Cooper, Peg Yung, Eunice Heinlein, Betty Kelly Was the location of the primary home for the Amistad Africans during their stay in Farmington. Austin F. Williams, a leading abolitionist in town, had a building constructed as a residence for the Africans. Shortly after this, he built his own home and later converted the f...
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NORTH WESTERN 7

Milo Freeland Grave North Canaan Jill Gibbons, Corinne Levy Milo Freeland is credited with being the first African American to volunteer for the Union Army during the Civil War. He did this as a member of the 54th Massachusetts Regiment, the subject of the film, Glory. His picture appears in the book, A Brave Black Regiment by Luis F. Emilio. Originally a resident of S...
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NORTH WESTERN 5

Elijah Lewis House Farmington Dick Pandora, Jean Johnson, Peg Yung, Priscilla Warren Pyatt See the Underground Railroad overview.
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NORTH WESTERN 4

Hopkins Street Center Waterbury Beverly Murphy Located at the corner of Hopkins and Pearl Streets, this building was once known as the Pearl Street Neighborhood House. It served as a settlement house for Waterbury's African American community, particularly migrants arriving from the South after the First World War. It continued to be a settlement house and community ce...
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