St. John’s Church, Essex Pays Tribute to Enslaved Violet and Free Black composer Sawney Freeman – Saturday, October 29

St. John's, Essex 3 Cross Street, Essex, CT

Through story and song, the lives of two 19th century Black individuals who lived on the Connecticut shoreline are being celebrated on Saturday, October 29. A dedication service will be held at 9 AM in memory of runaway slave Violet, at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Essex, (3 Cross Street), in collaboration with the Witness […]