Taverns of Colonial Farmington

Author: Alex Tremblay There was no place more necessary to early American life than the tavern. For travelers it was a much needed place for rest and food, and for locals, a place of fun and respite from daily life. Yet taverns were a constant thorn in the side of those trying to keep civil order or lead a religiously…

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Exploring Connecticut and the Slave Trade: April 21 Event

Exploring Connecticut and the Slave Trade When: Tuesday, April 21, 12pm – 1pm Where: Connecticut’s Old State House, 800 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06103, United States (map) Join acclaimed writer and independent historian, Anne Farrow, as she discusses her new book, “The Logbooks Connecticut’s Slave Ships and Human Memory.” Farrow has spent the last decade exploring the content and the meaning of…

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