Enslaved for Life: A Research Update on the Life of Prince Mortimer

  • Thu, Jun 15, 2023 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Webb Deane Stevens Museum

    211 Main Street
    Wethersfield, Connecticut 06109
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Description

Community Historian John Mills returns with a detailed update on his extensive research into the life of Connecticut’s Prince Mortimer, a slave from Guinea who was brought to New England in 1730 when he was six years old and died at the age of 110 in 1834 while serving a life sentence at the Wethersfield prison. John will also talk about several upcoming projects surrounding individuals with similar untold stories.

Thursday, June 15, 2023

6-6:30pm Wine and Cheese Reception (A suggested donation of $5 is welcomed.)

6:30-7:30pm Presentation

Date & Time

Thu, Jun 15, 2023 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Venue Details

Webb Deane Stevens Museum

211 Main Street
Wethersfield, Connecticut 06109 Webb Deane Stevens Museum
Webb Deane Stevens Museum

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