Slavery and Wethersfield

Slavery and Wethersfield by Martha Smart The past is never dead.  It is not even past. William Faulkner Sugar and Slavery The popular book, The Witch of Blackbird Pond, written by Elizabeth George Speare in 1957, tells the story of Kit Tyler, orphaned on Barbados, traveling to relatives in Wethersfield …

About the Author: Martha Smart

Martha Smart is a native of Michigan with a degree in history and secondary teaching certification from the University of Michigan.  Retired from over fourteen years working in the library at the Connecticut Historical Society, she has been the volunteer librarian at the Wethersfield Historical Society since that retirement