James Mars: A Journey to Freedom

10/17/2021 - 1:00 pm

15 Old Colony Road, Norfolk, CT 06058

Born in 1790, James Mars was the last known slave sold in Norfolk CT.  Gaining his freedom at the age of twenty-one, his live journey is a fascinating one.  Deacon, activist for equal rights, and a community leader.

Join us at Norfolk’s Center Cemetery to lear more about this remarkable man, and the many people who helped him along his journey.

Meet at 1:00 PM 15 Old Colony Road, Norfolk, CT