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Austin F. Williams Carriagehouse and House

Austin F. Williams Carriagehouse

Learn about the role that the carriagehouse served for the Mende Africans

First Church of Christ, Farmington CT

First Church of Christ

Learn about the church that the Mende Africans attended while in Connecticut

horace cowles house

Horace Cowles House

Learn about the Horace Cowles House, where one Mende girl was housed before returning to Africa

john treadwell norton house

John Treadwell Norton House

Learn about John Treadwell Norton, who played a large in bringing the Mende to Farmington

postcard areal view of new haven green

New Haven Green

The Mende Africans exercised on the New Haven Green and it was a place for their supports to congregate. Learn more about it's significance

1803 drawing of Yale in new haven

New Haven Museum

The New Haven Museum has several artifacts associated with the Amistad and the Mende trial

exterior of new london customhouse

New London Customhouse

Learn about the place where items from the Amistad were auctioned

Noah Porter House

Noah Porter House

Learn more about the family that housed three Mende girls after the trials.

view of the top of the old statehouse

Old Statehouse

The Amistad trial was held at the Old Statehouse for two months. Learn more about the site

Samuel Deming House

Samuel Deming House

The Demings housed several Mende Africans after their release, and their house served as the Mende classroom

Stanley-Whitman House

Stanley-Whitman House

Learn about the house where the Mende Africans were required to perform household chores while in Connecticut

connecticut state library and supreme court building facade

State Library & Supreme Court Building

The Connecticut State Library and Supreme Court Building houses several artifacts associated with the Amistad

image of a national register plaque

Timothy Cowles House

Learn more about the Timothy Cowles House, where one of the Mende girls stayed before returning to Africa

architectural drawing of the United Church on the Green

United Church on the Green

Learn more about the church and it's members who organized the defense for the Africans

Last updated: July 24, 2017