Discovering 18th Century Norwalk Black History


In celebration of Black History Month

Lecture – Discovering 18th Century Norwalk Black History

Presented by local researcher and historian, Madeleine D. Eckert

A slide lecture presentation utilizing a number of source documents to weave a visual narrative of Norwalk’s fascinating 18th century African American history!  This journey of discovery demonstrates how using information collected from local histories; newspaper notices and articles; Norwalk land records, vital records, census records, cemetery records, Revolutionary War service records; Internet articles, and additional references may help to create a more comprehensive understanding of the 18th century local African American experience.


Saturday, February 20, 2016

(snow date: Sunday, February 21, 2016)


2 sessions

1:00pm and 3:00pm


Norwalk Historical Society Museum

141 East Avenue, Norwalk, CT

(front entrance from the Norwalk City Hall parking area at 125 East Ave., Norwalk, CT

The museum is located in a red brick house with blue double front doors)

Admission: Free

Limited seating, advanced reservation is required or 203-846-0525.

Reception after each lecture