CCT: Connecticut Freedom Trail

Connecticut Freedom Trail

Legislation authorizing the establishment of the Connecticut Freedom Trail was signed in August 1995.  The trail officially opened September 1996 with 60 sites in 30 towns. As of September 2007, there are over 100 sites in 42 towns on the Connecticut Freedom Trail.  Included on the trail are sites associated with the Amistad Case of 1839-1842, buildings reported to have been used on the Underground Railroad and gravesites, monuments, homes and buildings that are associated with the heritage and movement towards freedom of Connecticut’s African American citizens.  Administration of the trail is the responsibility of the  State Historic Preservation Office  and the Amistad Committee, Inc. of New Haven.

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