29th Colored Regiment Monument

Criscuolo Park, Chapel and James Streets, New Haven, CT 06513

African American Memorial

Ancient Burying Ground, 60 Gold Street (Main and Gold Streets, adjacent to Center Church), Hartford, CT 06103

Amistad Center for Art & Culture

Wadsworth Atheneum, 600 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06103

Ancient Burying Ground

Main and Marsh Streets, Wethersfield, CT 06109

Archer Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church

320 Hayden Station Road, Windsor, CT 06095

Benjamin Trumbull House

80 Broadway Street, Colchester, CT 06415

Boce W. Barlow Jr. House

31 Canterbury Street, Hartford, CT 06112

Boston Trowtrow Gravesite

Old Burying Ground, 69 Main Street, Norwich, CT 06360

Bristol (Bristow) Gravesite

Old Center Burying Yard, approximately 28 North Main Street, West Hartford, CT 06107

Cesar and Lowis Peters Archaeological Site

Hebron Village Center, Hebron, CT 06248

Charles Ethan Porter House

17 Spruce Street, Vernon, CT 06066

Charles W. Morgan Whaling Vessel

Mystic Seaport, 75 Greenmanville Avenue , Stonington, CT 06355

Constance Baker Motley House

8 Garden Street, New Haven, CT 06511

Dixwell Avenue Congregational Church

217 Dixwell Avenue, New Haven, CT 06511

Edward A. Bouchet Monument

Evergreen Cemetery, 92 Winthrop Avenue, New Haven, CT 06519

Faith Congregational Church (Talcott Street Congregational)

2030 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06120

First Baptist Church

10 Northfield Street, Greenwich, CT 06830
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Located in Greenwich’s Fourth Ward neighborhood, the First Baptist Church is the second of two African American churches established in Greenwich during the 19th century. The Fourth Ward is one of four neighborhoods in central Greenwich that have included African Americans for at least 100 years. Many were migrants from Virginia who had been recruited as domestic servants by wealthy summer residents from New York City. On May 30, 1897, the first prayer meeting and organization of the First Baptist Mission in Greenwich was held in a private home on Lake Avenue and later in a hall over a blacksmith shop on Lewis Street. In 1906, the “Mission” was fully recognized by the Connecticut Baptist Missionary Union and became known as the First Baptist Church of Greenwich. On January 9, 1909, the 10 Northfield Street structure was purchased for $550.00. The building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places as a part of the Fourth Ward National Register Historic District.

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First Baptist Church

28 North Street, Milford, CT 06460

Flora Hercules Gravesite

Antientist Burial Ground, Near Hempstead and Granite Streets , New London, CT 06320

Fort Griswold Battlefield State Park

57 Fort Street, Groton, CT 06340

Frank T. Simpson House

27 Keney Terrace, Hartford, CT 06112

Freedom Trail Quilts

Museum of Connecticut History, Connecticut State Library, 231 Capitol Avenue, Hartford, CT 06106

George Jeffrey House

66 Hillside Avenue, Meriden, CT 06451

Glasgo Village

Intersection of Routes 201 and 165, Griswold, CT 06351

Goffe Street School

106 Goffe Street, New Haven, CT 06511

Green Farms Burying Ground

Sherwood Island Connector and Greens Farms Road, Westport, CT 06880

Gunntown Passive Park

Gunntown Road, Naugatuck, CT 06770

Hannah Gray House

235 Dixwell Avenue, New Haven, CT 06511

Hempstead Historic District

Area surrounding 11 Hempstead Street, New London, CT 06320

Henry and Lyzette Munroe House

108 Cross Highway, Westport, CT 06880

Hopkins Street Center

34 Hopkins Street, Waterbury, CT 06704

Jackie Robinson Park of Fame

Jackie Robinson Way, Richmond Hill Avenue and West Main Street, Stamford, CT 06902

Jail Hill Historic District

Fountain, Cedar and School Streets, Norwich, CT 06360

James Mars Gravesite

Center Cemetery, Old Colony Road (off of Route 272), Norfolk, CT 06058

James Pharmacy

2 Pennywise Lane, Old Saybrook, CT 06475

Joseph Rainey House

299 Palisado Avenue , Windsor, CT 06095

Lemuel R. Custis Gravesite

Cedar Hill Cemetery, 453 Fairfield Avenue, Hartford, CT 06114

Leverett Beman Historic District

Cross and Vine Streets, Middletown, CT 06457

Lighthouse Archaeological Site

People's State Forest, 106 East River Road, Barkhamsted, CT 06063

Little Bethel A.M.E. Church

44 Lake Avenue, Greenwich, CT 06830

Marian Anderson House

Marianna Farm Way, Danbury, CT 06811

Marian Anderson Studio

Danbury Museum & Historical Society, 43 Main Street, Danbury, CT 06810

Marietta Canty House

61 Mahl Avenue, Hartford, CT 06120

Mark Twain House

351 Farmington Avenue, Hartford, CT 06105

Martha Minerva Franklin Gravesite

Walnut Grove Cemetery, 817 Old Colony Road, Meriden, CT 06450

Mary and Eliza Freeman Houses

352-54 and 358-60 Main Street, Bridgeport, CT 06604

Mary Townsend Seymour Gravesite

Old North Cemetery, North Main Street, at Mather Street, Hartford, CT 06120

Metropolitan A.M.E. Zion Church

2051 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06120

Milo Freeland Gravesite

Hillside Cemetery, Route 44, North Canaan, CT 06024

Nero Hawley Gravesite

Riverside Cemetery, Daniel's Farm Road (off Route 127, one mile from exits 49 and 50, Merritt Parkway), Trumbull, CT 06611

Old District Schoolhouse for Colored Children Site

Town Green, 98 Hayward Avenue, Colchester, CT 06415

Old North Cemetery

North Main Street, at Mather Street , Hartford, CT 06120

Palisado Cemetery

Palisado Avenue, Windsor, CT 06095

Paul Robeson House

1221 Enfield Street, Enfield, CT 06082

Porter Family Plot

Grove Hill Cemetery, 22 Cemetery Avenue, Vernon, CT 06066

Prudence Crandall House

1 South Canterbury Road (Junction of Routes 14 & 169), Canterbury, CT 06331

Redeemer’s A.M.E. Zion Church

110 Whiting Street, Plainville, CT 06062

Riverside Cemetery

Off East Street, South of Veteran's Memorial Cemetery, Windsor, CT 06095

Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Bushnell Park, 31 Pratt Street, Hartford, CT 06103

Soldiers Monument

Milford Cemetery, Prospect Street, Milford, CT 06460

Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument

East Rock Park, 41 Cold Spring Street, New Haven, CT 06511

Solomon Rowe House

121 North Lake Street, Litchfield, CT 06759

Spring Grove Cemetery

2035 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06120

The People's Center

37 Howe Street, New Haven, CT 06511

Thomas Taylor Gravesite

Grove Street Cemetery, 247 Grove Street, Putnam, CT 06260

Trowbridge Square Historic District

City Point Area, roughly bounded by Columbus Avenue, Loop Road, the railroad tracks and Howard Avenue , New Haven, CT 06519

Union Baptist Church

1921 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06120

Varick A.M.E. Zion Church

242 Dixwell Avenue, New Haven, CT 06511

Venture Smith Gravesite

First Church Cemetery, 489 Town Street, East Haddam, CT 06423

Village Creek Historic District

Dock Road, Outer Road and Split Rock Road, Norwalk, CT 06854

Walter Bunce House

34 Bidwell Street, Manchester, CT 06040

Walters Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church

12 Gregory Street , Bridgeport, CT 06604

West Burying Ground (Washington Street Cemetery)

Washington and Vine Streets, Middletown, CT 06459

West Cemetery

Route 177 and Norton House site, 109 Main Street , Plainville, CT 06062

Wilfred X. Johnson House

206 Tower Avenue, Hartford, CT 06120

William Best House

377 Hayden Station Road, Windsor, CT 06095

William Lanson Site

Lock & Canal Streets, New Haven, CT 06511

 
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