Witness Stones: West Hartford

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    West Hartford Public Schools

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    This is a community-based project with a school component. In partnership with the Noah Webster House, eighth grade students work with our town historian and another consultant to conduct original research on the history of enslaved persons in the West Hartford community. The project culminates with the placement of “witness stones” to commemorate the individuals studied and their stories. This also involves a public ceremony, sharing the outcomes of student research.

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