2005: Colonization Societies

“The Colonization Societies: Middletown’s Forgotten Movement” by Erica Belkin

An endeavor to recreate the Middletown Colonization Society with the scant resources available.  There is some evidence for a vigorous colonization group—or rather several groups—in Middletown.  This should not be surprising, considering the general character of Middletown, CT – a typical New England town, with a small free black population.

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