New Haven's African American, Indigenous, and Latin History

This tour through Dixwell neighborhood focuses on its dynamic black history. It was developed by the African American and Latinx history class from Metropolitan high school and adds historical context to stops along the way. Learn about notable resident John C. Daniels, first Black Mayor of New Haven. Visit sites crucial to the founding of CT Students for a Dream, and the history of activism in New Haven. Even long term residents of New Haven will be able to learn more about our beloved city's rich history. Download the map below and click each pinpoint for information about the tour sites.

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