September, 2017

21st Annual Venture Smith Day
September 09, 2017


Come and celebrate the life of famed African slave/freeman, Broteer Venture Smith (1729 - 1805), who spent the majority of his freedom years in East Haddam and Haddam Neck. The keynote speaker will be Russell SHorto, author of the best seller "The Island of the Center of the World." His talk is entitled "Venture Smith and American Freedom." Display and refreshments will be in the Parish Hall of the Church

Contact Name: Karl Stofko

Ticket Information:Free

Location Name: First Church Cemetery
Location Address: Town Street (Route 151), East Haddam

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