March 11, 2017

Venture Smith Resources

Life and Adventures of Venture, a Native of Africa See also: “Venture Smith, from Slavery to Freedom” by John Wood Sweet, African American Connecticut Explored (Wesleyan University […]
March 11, 2017

Notable Connecticans: Venture Smith’s Remarkable Life

Venture Smith’s Remarkable Life PRINTABLE PDF One terrible day in about 1736, a young boy’s life was changed forever. The boy was named Broteer. He lived […]
March 11, 2017

Slavery in Connecticut: Venture Smith’s Remarkable Life

Slavery in Connecticut Venture Smith’s Remarkable Life Printable PDF One terrible day in about 1736, a young boy’s life was changed forever. The boy was named […]
March 10, 2017

Hartford

Hartford: 1636 to 1900 Printable PDF Hartford is the state capital. Like New Haven, Hartford was settled by a minister and his followers. Reverend Thomas Hooker […]