Independent historian Anne Farrow will discuss the story behind Ghost Ships: Connecticut, the Slave Trade & Human Memory, to be published by Wesleyan University Press in 2014. Anne followed a set of slaveship logs from New London to Sierra Leone, West Africa, and rebuilt a long-missing chapter from the story of Connecticut. Co-author of "Complicity, How the North Promoted, Prolonged and Profited from Slavery" (Random House/Ballantine Books 2005), Anne will Share her research and photographs from an abandoned slave castle in West Africa As she explores a forgotten history. Jazz follows at 3:00 p.m. in the Atrium.
Location: Hartford History Center, 3rd floor of Library (rsterling)… (more)