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

Farmington Historical Society

138 Main Street, Farmington, CT 06032

First Church of Christ, Congregational

75 Main Street, Farmington, CT 06032
First Church of Christ, Congregational
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Farmington abolitionists were members of this congregation whose minister, Reverend Noah Porter, supported the abolitionist cause. Occasionally, he exchanged pulpits with Reverend James W. C. Pennington, a former slave who became minister of the Talcott Street Congregational Church in Hartford (now Faith Congregational Church). On their arrival in Farmington, the newly freed Mende Africans of the Amistad Case were welcomed into the church. The First Church supported the Amistad Case through its members, who provided clothing, housing, education and Christian teaching to the Mende Africans while they lived in Farmington awaiting funds to return to Africa. They worshiped here and just before their return to Africa, their leader, Cinque, gave a farewell speech at the church in his native language. The church is a National Historic Landmark.

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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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