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Rev. James W. C. Pennington: A National and Local Voice for Freedom

September 29 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm


Free
Connecticut’s Old State House, 800 Main Street
Hartford, CT 06106


This fall, a coalition of leading historic and civic organizations will present a thought-provoking lecture series exploring the history of Black community formation in 19th-century Hartford and its significant contributions to the emancipation and civil rights movements.

On Thursday, September 29 from 5:45 – 7:00 pm, ECSU history professor Dr. Stacey Close examines the life of the Reverend James W.C. Pennington, pastor of the Talcott Street church in the 1840s and 1850s and author of the first African American history book.

This discussion will be held In person at Connecticut’s Old State House, 800 Main Street, Hartford, and online at https://youtu.be/6p0GrXhu3l0.

To register: https://bit.ly/2022HHS

For more information: https://fb.me/e/23QwyXblw

Details

Date:
September 29
Time:
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://fb.me/e/23QwyXblw

Organizer

The Connecticut Democracy Center
Phone:
860-246-1553
Email:
lisa.natcharian@ctdemocracycenter.org
Website:
https://ctdemocracycenter.org/

Venue

Connecticut’s Old State House
800 Main Street
Hartford, CT 06106
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Phone:
8605226766
Website:
https://wp.cga.ct.gov/osh

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