Category Archives: March Hot Log 2014

Flora Slave Case (and) SUFFIELD?

Upon our quest to find and discover new leads that might suggest Suffield’s involvement in the Underground Railroad, we have found the Flora Slave Case. This slave case includes valuable information that pertains to Suffield’s involvement in the Underground Railroad. … Continue reading

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The Flora Slave Case from the Hooker Archives

In his “Some Reminiscences of a Long Life”, John Hooker recalls the Flora Slave Case.  In 1845, Hooker lived in Farmington, Connecticut—a town famous for its connection to the Underground Railroad.  Hooker moved to the area in 1840 and in … Continue reading

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Nancy Toney

Windsor, like most other towns in the 18th century Connecticut, had slavery. In what is now known as Loomis Chaffee school, the original family owned a slave named Nancy Toney. She was born into slavery due to her mother being a … Continue reading

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