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IQuilt Plan: Henry Foster is Another Asset to Hartford’s History

Dear IQuilt Plan, As your organization continues to link the parks of Hartford with great signs and “wayfinding” awareness, my classmates and I wanted to share a recent discovery about a courageous UGRR agent that might help you with your … Continue reading

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Important Websites for our Search

“Connecticut Freedom Trail.” Cultureandtourism. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Feb. 2014. This is a brochure of the Connecticut Freedom Trail. It has information on the Amistad Case, and other abolitionist information all relative to Connecticut. This is a very useful … Continue reading

Posted in Annotated Bibliography, UGRR Annotated Bibliography, UGRR Annotated Bibliography | 1 Comment

Wilbur H. Siebert, and his Collection of Information

Wilbur H. Siebert was a well-respected historian from Columbus Ohio, born on August 30, 1866. Siebert was married on August 16, 1893 to Annie Ware Sabine. Annie’s mother was a senator, and pushed Annie to become very educated. Annie had … Continue reading

Posted in HOT Log 2/15/14 | 1 Comment

Charles Sherman: A Man of Mystery!

Charles Sherman is a person who we have come across as a potential Underground Railroad “conductor”. He is extremely relevant to our class because he lived in Suffield in the 1800s. He was born in 1783 in New Haven, Connecticut … Continue reading

Posted in Farmington Hotlog 2014, HOT Log Farmington 2014 | 1 Comment

Augmented Reality is a limited tool In our class, we are learning through project-based learning. Which is a more hands on and student involved approach to learning. This new approach is fascinating, instead of forcing students to remember facts, students … Continue reading

Posted in HOT Logs Dec. 2013, Project Based Learning | 2 Comments

How the Dorsey-Jones House Came to be

Thomas Jones was a slave on a plantation near Wilmington, North Carolina. At the age of 9 Jones was purchased by a shopkeeper, and Jones worked as a clerk for many years. Then, Jones fell in love and married another … Continue reading

Posted in HOT Log Florence 1/20/14, Project Based Learning | 5 Comments