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Dixwell Avenue Congregational Church 217 Dixwell Ave. New Haven. Its rst African American minister was James W.C. Pennington 1809-1870. From 1841-1858 Amos Gerry Beman 1812-1874 was the pastor. Both were well-known African American leaders in the United States. 203-787-5839 Hannah Gray House 235 Dixwell Ave. New Haven. Hannah Gray was a laundress and seamstress who used part of her income to promote the anti-slavery movement and support her church. Womens Twentieth Century Club an organization of African American women. Privately owned. Varick A. M. E. Zion Church 242 Dixwell Ave. New Haven. Organized in 1818 when more than 30 African Americans left the Methodist Church to form their own congregation. Goffe Street School 106 Goffe St. New Haven. Built in 1864 to provide a much-needed facility for African American children. Closed ten years later after Connecticut ended racially segregated education. used by a number of organizations working with the African American community. Privately owed. Battell Chapel Yale University Elm and College Streets New Haven. Represents the role that Yale Divinity School faculty and students played in assisting the Mende Africans of La Amistad. 203- 432-1130 United Church on the Green 323 Temple St. New Haven. Several members of earlier congregations were abolitionists who also assisted New Havens free black community including Roger Sherman Baldwin. 203-787-4195 Center Church on the Green 250 Temple St. New Haven. Founded in 1639 the church had a congregation that was involved in developing support for the Mende African Amistad captives. 203-787-0121 Roger Sherman Baldwin Law Ofce Site 123 Church St. New Haven. Roger Sherman Baldwin 1793-1863 a New Haven lawyer and abolitionist represented the Mende African captives. With John Quincy Adams he won freedom for the captives before the U.S. Supreme Court in 1841. Amistad Memorial 165 Church St. New Haven. Pays tribute to Joseph Cinque and the other Mende Africans who escaped slavery in 1839 by commandeering the Spanish ship La Amistad. New Haven Museum 114 WhitneyAve. New Haven. Contains many of New Havens historical artifacts and art including an on-going exhibition TheAmistad Gallery. 203-562-4183 Grove Street Cemetery 227 Grove St. New Haven. The cemetery includes the graves of those active in the abolition movement as well as those associated with African American history. A stone marker was dedicated in remembrance of the six Mende African captives of La Amistad buried here. William Lanson Site Lock Canal Streets New Haven. African American William Lansons 1776- 1851 provided strength and leadership to New Havens African American community and was elected Black Governor in 1825. Soldiers and Sailors Monument 41 Cold Spring St. New Haven. Dedicated June 1887 this 110-foot monument stands at the summit of East Rock Park commemorating the New Haven soldiers who fell in four wars including many from the Connecticut 29th Colored Regiment and the 31st Regiment U.S. Colored Troops. Freedom Schooner Amistad Long Wharf New Haven.Areplica of the Spanish ship LaAmistad. An educational ambassador promoting legacies of leadership cooperation perseverance and social justice inherent theAmistad Incident of 1839. Connecticuts ofcial State Flagship. Long Wharf 389 Long Wharf Dr. New Haven. Long Wharf was built by William Lanson an African American. It was part of New Havens port system before the steamship changed the way goods were brought into the United States. TRAILS CALL 1-800-332-STAY54