Our Lives: Stonington Historical Society: The legacy of Venture Smith

Venture Smith was a famous African American farmer and craftsman who purchased his own freedom from slavery in the 1700s. News 12’s Gwen Edwards is joined by the Stonington Historical Society’s Director Elizabeth Wood to discuss his life and legacy.

News 12 Staff

Sep 4, 2022, 5:31 PM

Updated 659 days ago

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Venture Smith was a famous African American farmer and craftsman who purchased his own freedom from slavery in the 1700s. News 12’s Gwen Edwards is joined by the Stonington Historical Society’s Director Elizabeth Wood to discuss his life and legacy.


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