Amistad Memorial

165 Church Street, New Haven, CT 06510

Austin F. Williams House and Carriage House

127 Main Street, Farmington, CT 06032

Battell Chapel

Yale University, Elm and College Streets, New Haven, CT 06511

Canal House and Pitkin Basin

128 Garden Street, Farmington, CT 06032

Center Church on the Green

250 Temple Street, New Haven, CT 06511

Chauncey Brown House

820 Farmington Avenue, Route 4, Farmington, CT 06032

Farmington Historical Society

138 Main Street, Farmington, CT 06032

First Church of Christ, Congregational

75 Main Street, Farmington, CT 06032

Freedom Schooner Amistad

Long Wharf Pier, 389 Long Wharf Drive, New Haven, CT 06511

Grove Street Cemetery

227 Grove Street, New Haven, CT 06511

Long Wharf

389 Long Wharf Drive, New Haven, CT 06511

New Haven Museum

114 Whitney Avenue, New Haven, CT 06511

Norton House

11 Mountain Spring Road, Farmington, CT 06032

Old State House

800 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06103

Reverend Noah Porter House

116 Main Street, Farmington, CT 06032

Riverside Cemetery

Garden Street, Farmington, CT 06032

Roger Sherman Baldwin Law Office Site

123 Church Street, New Haven, CT 06510

Samuel Deming Store

2 Mill Lane, Farmington, CT 06032

Tapping Reeve Law School

Litchfield Historical Society, 82 South Street, Litchfield, CT 06759
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Out of his home on South Street, attorney Tapping Reeve developed the first curriculum for teaching common law and opened the first law school in the United States. Tapping Reeve’s success with the law school and the law he taught his students was critical in the arguments used in the Amistad Case. Shortly after Judge Judson’s initial hearing on the USS Washington, Dwight P. Janes, an abolitionist from New London, contacted Roger Sherman Baldwin, an attorney known as a defender of justice for the less fortunate. Baldwin, who attended the law school in 1812, was the primary lawyer for the Mende Africans and argued their case all the way to the Supreme Court. The Litchfield Law School launched the town into regional and national prominence. Ultimately, the small law school would boast of having educated two vice presidents of the United States, as well as 14 governors, 14 members of the federal cabinet, 28 U.S. Senators, 100 members of the House of Representatives, three members of the U.S. Supreme Court and many state and local public officials.

Web Site: http://www.litchfieldhistoricalsociety.org/index.php
Phone Number: (860) 567-4501

U.S. Custom House

150 Bank Street, New London, CT 06320

Union Hall

13 Church Street, Farmington, CT 06032

United Church on the Green

323 Temple Street, New Haven, CT 06511

 
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