Monday, October 15, 2012

Mappy Monday: 18th Century Waterbury, Connecticut

  While I have to admit I find the impetus for this project disturbing, Fortune's Waterbury is worth a read for anyone with ancestors in early Waterbury, Connecticut. The website traces the experience of an enslaved man in early Waterbury. Sections cover religion, slavery, biographies of African-Americans, biographies of slave owners, and maps. The interactive map links points on a static map to images of the original town. Want to know where the old church was? This is a good starting point...

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