Finding the Forgotten: Resources for Wilton’s Black History

Note – This video was produced in 2022 before the discovery of Spruce Bank Cemetery in 2023.

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Original Research by Dr. Julie Hughes

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Primary Source Materials

Letter Confirming Bill of Sale of Enslaved Man Jack to David Lambert

Hartford Courant advertising enslaved people for sale by John Cannon, November 2, 1784

Previous Exhibitions

Tools of a Shameful Trade, February 8 – 28, 2019