|September, 2021||show full year||Close|
|Event:||Windsor Freedom Trail Walking Tour|
|Date:||September 18th, 2021.|
|Time:||7:00 AM to 10:00 AM|
|Location:||Archer Memorial A.M.E Zion Church|
Saturday, September 18, 2021 from 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM (EDT)
Annual Windsor Freedom Trail Walking Tour, presented by the Windsor Freedom Trail Committee. Starting point: Archer Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church, 320 Hayden Station Road, Windsor.
Walk along this 3.9 mile route with your friends and family as you learn about the rich history of the Connecticut Freedom Trail and visit the Windsor Freedom Trail sites that are associated with African American heritage and movement towards freedom. (A bus will follow to allow walkers to rest). This event is free and open to the public. * Free Freedom Trail T-shirt for participants * A continental breakfast will be provided for event participants.
Everyone will meet at the Archer Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church at 7:00a.m., and then be transported to the first site, Riverside Cemetery on East Street in Windsor to start the tour. Learn about African American soldiers from the Connecticut 29th and 31st colored regiments and other civil war units are buried there. Participants will then walk to the rest of the sites, (in sequence, the Nancy Toney grave site, the Joseph Rainey House, the William Best House, and the historic Archer Memorial AME Zion Church cemetery) where the history will be given at each site. A Freedom Trail T-Shirt will be provided for all walkers.
This event is free and open to the public. PLEASE REGISTER AT: wftwalkingtour21.eventbrite.com. Questions, email us at: email@example.com.
Contact Name: Jane Gardner Contact Phone: (860) 688-5731
Contact E-Mail: WINDSORFREEDOMTRAIL@HOTMAIL.COM
Ticket Information: FREE
Location Name: Archer Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church Location Address: 320 Hayden Station Road, Windsor, CT Location Phone: (860) 688-5225
Donations of non-perishable food items for the Windsor Food Bank are appreciated!