Author Archives: suffieldkid

Connecticut Literary Institute Letter

Lucian Burleigh wrote this letter in 1840 (see source link below). The recipient of this letter was Maria Weston, who was part of the Boston Female Anti Slavery Society. It is titled “Respected Friend,” because Lucian Burleigh was in contact … Continue reading

Posted in American Studies, HOT Log 2/15/14 | 3 Comments

Letter about Suffield

https://archive.org/details/lettertosecretar00burl This letter is amazing. It talks about how Suffield Academy, or the Connecticut Literary Institute, was pro slavery, but Lucian Burleigh was trying to change that. He acquired a room and started to talk to students about anti slavery. … Continue reading

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Elijah Lewis House

The Elijah Lewis house was built in the time period from 1780-90.  It is located on 1 Mountain Spring Road, Farmington Ct. The person who built this is Judah Woodruff, who also built the first church in Farmington and many … Continue reading

Posted in American Studies, HOT Log Farmington 2014, Uncategorized, Underground Railroad | Tagged | 5 Comments

Silk Company in Florence

Silk is a product that is found all over the world, considered a special item, used for many different products, and can be manufactured differently. The main purpose of silk however is to produce clothing however. This type of clothing … Continue reading

Posted in American Studies, HOT Log Florence 1/20/14, Slavery, Uncategorized, Underground Railroad | Tagged | 5 Comments

Metacomet Trail

The Metacomet Trail extends from the Long Island Sound to the Massachusetts Vermont border. One of the trails for the UGRR travels the same path from the Long Island Sound but up past Vermont. The Metacomet trail is the map … Continue reading

Posted in 21st Century Learning, American Studies, Habitat Management, HOT Logs Dec. 2013, Local History, Native Americans, Nature Trails, Uncategorized, Underground Railroad | Tagged | 5 Comments