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Living History: The History of the 29th Connecticut Colored Regiment

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Add to Calendar 17-02-2013 17-02-2013 15 Living History: The History of the 29th Connecticut Colored Regiment Join Ben Hawley, Connecticut native and member of the Descendants of the 29th Regiment Connecticut Volunteer Infantry (Colored) for a discussion on the creation of the 29th Connecticut, and how Governor William Buckingham bravely stood up against those within the state who opposed a black regiment, as well as Frederick Douglass's support of it. http://www.nymetroparents.com/2015neweventinfo.cfm?id=126888 Fairfield Museum and History Center true DD/MM/YYYY
February 17, 2013
2:30pm
Fairfield Museum and History Center
Fairfield
Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult, All Ages
$5; $3 students ages 6-22; free for children younger than 6

Description: Join Ben Hawley, Connecticut native and member of the Descendants of the 29th Regiment Connecticut Volunteer Infantry (Colored) for a discussion on the creation of the 29th Connecticut, and how Governor William Buckingham bravely stood up against those within the state who opposed a black regiment, as well as Frederick Douglass's support of it.

Address: 370 Beach Road
Fairfield , CT 06824
Phone: 203-259-1598
Website: fairfieldhistory.org

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