Connecticut Bound: 52 Weekend Getaways

44. The Ghosts of History
45. Great Women of Connecticut
46. Brushes with Genius
47. Colonial Connecticut
48. Lights Bright
49. Amistad in Connecticut
50. The Gilded Age
51. Adventures in Time Travel
52. Modern Art & Architecture


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Amistad in Connecticut


  1. Trace the fascinating story of the African captives who took over the Amistad on the high seas in their quest for freedom. Start at the New Haven Colony Historical Society, I-91 Exit 3. Then head downtown to the New Haven Green, Center Church and the Amistad Memorial at City Hall. Board an exact replica of the Amistad at Long Wharf, New Haven, its home port.
  2. Travel to Hartford to the 1796 Old State House, I-91 Exit 31 the actual site of the first Amistad trial. Don…

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