Amistad Memorial

165 Church Street, New Haven, CT 06510

Austin F. Williams House and Carriage House

127 Main Street, Farmington, CT 06032

Battell Chapel

Yale University, Elm and College Streets, New Haven, CT 06511

Canal House and Pitkin Basin

128 Garden Street, Farmington, CT 06032

Center Church on the Green

250 Temple Street, New Haven, CT 06511

Chauncey Brown House

820 Farmington Avenue, Route 4, Farmington, CT 06032

While awaiting the verdict of the Supreme Court for the Amistad Affair in 1841, the Amistad Committee made plans to send the Amistad captives from New Haven to Farmington upon their release. The girls, Temme, Kagne and Margru, were to be housed with the families of Horace Cowles, Timothy Cowles and the Reverend Mr. Noah Porter.

Horace Cowles died in February, 1841, prior to the arrival of the group in Farmington. Temme arrived at the home of his widow, Elizabeth Hurlburt Cowles, on March 19, 1841. The Widow Cowles moved to West Hartford and Temme went to the home of

Dr. Chauncey Brown, where she lived for most of her stay in Farmington.

Dr. Brown’s wife, Julia Strong Brown, wrote an article about her care of "Tamie" which was printed in The Farmington Magazine in February 1901. In it she wrote: "One of these by name of Tamie was sent directly to me and remained with me until their departure for their native land."


Farmington Historical Society

138 Main Street, Farmington, CT 06032

First Church of Christ, Congregational

75 Main Street, Farmington, CT 06032

Freedom Schooner Amistad

Long Wharf Pier, 389 Long Wharf Drive, New Haven, CT 06511

Grove Street Cemetery

227 Grove Street, New Haven, CT 06511

Long Wharf

389 Long Wharf Drive, New Haven, CT 06511

New Haven Museum

114 Whitney Avenue, New Haven, CT 06511

Norton House

11 Mountain Spring Road, Farmington, CT 06032

Old State House

800 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06103

Reverend Noah Porter House

116 Main Street, Farmington, CT 06032

Riverside Cemetery

Garden Street, Farmington, CT 06032

Roger Sherman Baldwin Law Office Site

123 Church Street, New Haven, CT 06510

Samuel Deming Store

2 Mill Lane, Farmington, CT 06032

Tapping Reeve Law School

Litchfield Historical Society, 82 South Street, Litchfield, CT 06759

U.S. Custom House

150 Bank Street, New London, CT 06320

Union Hall

13 Church Street, Farmington, CT 06032

United Church on the Green

323 Temple Street, New Haven, CT 06511

 
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