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Celebration and dedication of 19th century Farmington Canal and Long Wharf builder and Black Governor of CT William Lanson. Saturday, September 13


In partnership with the CT Freedom Trail and the Amistad Committee, please join us to dedicate a memorial to William Lanson at 10 am, September 13th, at the intersection of the trail and Lock Street (adjacent to the Yale University Health Center).  

PROGRAM WILLIAM LANSON PLAZA DEDICATION SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2014 AT 10:00 A.M. 
Alfred L. Marder, Moderator President, Amistad Committee, Inc.; Chairman, State of Connecticut Freedom Trail Committee 
Katherine J. Harris, Ph.D. Author, “William Lanson; Triumph and Tragedy” Central Connecticut State University 
Unity Boys Choir Ms. Lilliie Perkins, Director 
Toni N. Harp Mayor, City of New Haven 
Jorge Perez President, Board of Alders 
Lisa Fernandez President, Farmington Canal Rail-to-Trail Association 
Unity Boys Choir 
Denise Nappier Treasurer, State of Connecticut 
Peter Salovey, Ph.D. President, Yale University 
Unity Boys Choir 
Roger Vann, Executive Director, State Voices 
Reception hosted by Yale University 







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