March 26, 2023

US: Exhibit explores slavery’s ties to middletown commerce in 1700s, 1800s

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By Shawn R. Beals From hartford Courant Connecticut’s complicated history as a Northern state that advocated freedom yet made excessive profits off slave labor is the subject of a new exhibit at the Middlesex County Historical Society. “A Vanished Port: Middletown & the Caribbean, 1750-1824” comprises more than 70 items, including decorative arts, information on the […]