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Greenwich Historical Society shines new attention on state’s slavery past

A ceremony was held at Greenwich’s Bush-Holley House on May 27 to commemorate the lives of enslaved persons who lived in Connecticut from the colonial period through the mid-19th century. For the ceremony, the Greenwich Historical Society collaborated with The Witness Stones Project in creating stone markers that identify four of the 15 enslaved persons…

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