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In the summer of 2004, the Mattatuck Museum conducted a Fortune's Story Teachers' Workshop. Forty teachers from Connecticut public schools attended the workshop and created curriculum materials based on Fortune's Story and on the story of slavery in the north.


Web-Based Curriculum
Click here to download web-based activities (PDF format)


Additional Internet Resources
Colonial Newspapers

History of newspaper publishing in Connecticut

Travel, mail, and newspaper in colonial America

Religion in Early America

Farming in the Thirteen Colonies

Colonial games and toys

A Colonial Family in Connecticut

18th Century Rescources

Current Value of Old Money

Slave Movement During the 18th and19th Centuries

Chronology on the History of Slavery

Slave Narratives

Connecticut and Slavery






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