Event:Annual Windsor Freedom Trail Run
Date:September 21st, 2019.
Location:Starting point: Archer Memorial AME Zion Church; 320 Hayden Station Road, Windsor, CT
Contact:Alfred Narcisse 886-688-2479
Details:The Connecticut Freedom Trail recognizes the importance of sites throughout the State that are associated with the heritage and movement towards freedom of African Americans. Windsor Freedom Trail Run provides individuals an opportunity to pay tribute to those who fled from the South in search of freedom by way of the Underground Railroad. The run is approximately 3.9 miles. (A bus will follow the runners). It will begin at the Archer Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church and will end at the Riverside cemetery on East Street in Windsor, a site where a number of African American soldiers from the Connecticut 29th and 31st colored regiments and other civil war units are buried. Participants will stop at the other Windsor Freedom Trail Sites including the William Best House, the Joseph Rainey House and, the Nancy Toney grave site. Upon returning to the church, the group will visit the historic Archer Church cemetery. A Freedom Trail T-Shirt will be provided to all runners and a country style breakfast will be served for event participants after the run. PLEASE REGISTER AT: wftrun2019.eventbrite.com. For questions, call Alfred Narcisse at 860-688-2479. Please bring a non-perishable food item to be donated to the Windsor Food Bank. This event is free and open to the public.