Asa Seymour Curtis House

2016 Elm Street, Stratford, CT 06615

Benjamin Douglas House

11 South Main Street, Middletown, CT 06457

Cross Street A.M.E. Zion Church

160 Cross Street, Middletown, CT 06457

David Ruggles Gravesite

Yantic Cemetery, Lafayette and Williams Streets, Norwich, CT 06360

Elijah Lewis House

1 Mountain Spring Road, Farmington, CT 06032

Francis Gillette House

545 Bloomfield Avenue, Bloomfield, CT 06002

Friendship Valley

60 Pomfret Road, Brooklyn, CT 06234

Greenmanville Historic District

Mystic Seaport, 75 Greenmanville Avenue, Stonington, CT 06355

Harriet Beecher Stowe Center

77 Forest Street, Hartford, CT 06105

Hart Porter House and Outbuilding

465 Porter Street, Manchester, CT 06040

Isaiah Tuttle House

4040 Torringford Street, Torrington, CT 06790

James Davis House

111 Goose Lane, Guilford, CT 06437

John Brown Birthplace Site

John Brown Road (Route 4 west of 272, take University Drive one mile), Torrington, CT 06790

John Randall House

41 Norwich-Westerly Road (Route 2), North Stonington, CT 06359

Joshua Hempsted House

11 Hempstead Street, New London, CT 06320

Kimberly Mansion

1625 Main Street, Glastonbury, CT 06033
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The Smith family used this house as a base for its anti-slavery activities. The five Smith sisters and their parents hosted abolitionist meetings, permitted anti-slavery lectures on the lawn, distributed literature and obtained signatures on anti-slavery petitions. At this site, the family worked with African American anti-slavery leaders and sought not only the end of slavery, but also improved conditions for free blacks. Julia (1792-1886) and Abby (1797-1878) Smith involved themselves wholeheartedly in the abolitionist cause. With their mother Hannah (1767-1850), they circulated an anti-slavery petition among the women of Glastonbury, obtained 40 signatures and sent the petition to U.S. Senator John Quincy Adams to present to Congress. Historians often suggest that this was the first petition to receive such a hearing. The Smiths of Glastonbury were inducted into the Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame in 1994 and the home is a National Historic Landmark. The property is privately owned and not open to the public.

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Lyamn Homestead

Lyman Road, Middlefield, CT 06455

Old Windham County Courthouse (Brooklyn Town Hall)

4 Wolf Den Road, Brooklyn, CT 06234

Samuel Deming House

66 Main Street, Farmington, CT 06032

Samuel May House

73 Pomfret Road, Brooklyn, CT 06234

Shaker Village

Shaker Road, near Taylor Road, Enfield, CT 06082

Smith-Cowles House

27 Main Street, Farmington, CT 06032

Steven Peck House

32 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT 06371

The Ovals

36 Seeley Road, Wilton, CT 06897

Theodore Dwight Weld House

77 Parsonage Road, Hampton, CT 06247

Unitarian Meeting House

7 Hartford Road, Brooklyn, CT 06234

Uriel Tuttle House

3925 Torringford Street, Torrington, CT 06790

Washband (Washburn) Tavern

90 Oxford Road, Oxford, CT 06478

William Winters Neighborhood

Winter Avenue and Mitchell Lane, Deep River, CT 06417

 
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