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The Mary & Eliza Freeman Center Virtual Benefit
November 18, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Celebrating History & Community: We are pleased to announce our first virtual benefit! We will spotlight the significance of The Mary & Eliza Freeman Houses (circa 1848), the oldest surviving Connecticut homes built and owned by African Americans, and tell the Little Liberia story to 1000 households nationwide! We invite you to be one of them. As many of you know, in the early 1820’s when CT and the United States still had slavery, free African and Native American people from Connecticut created a significant and prosperous settlement called Liberia, “Free Land,” to give sanctuary, opportunity, and dignity to Black and indigenous people who chose to call Bridgeport home.